Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón authored this column on the nexus between Salvadoran gangs and drug trafficking. This article is in Spanish.
As civil unrest continues in Venezuela, we asked Latin American Program Director, Cindy Arnson, for an update on the sometimes violent situation. She provides insight into what’s happening, the government’s response, and whether or not the situation can be resolved any time soon.
The March 19, 2014 edition of the Pan-American Post News Briefing references the Latin American Program's publication “The Political Economy of Progressive Tax Reform in Chile" and Chile's possible track to enact its most significant tax reform in decades.
Latin American Program in the News: Guerrilla Leader's Rise To Power In El Salvador Not Expected To Alter Relations With U.S.Mar 14, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson comments on the relationship between El Salvador and the U.S. in this article about the new El Salvadoran President and the alterations to U.S.-Salvadoran relations that his ascension may cause.
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson was quoted in this article about US policy towards the crisis in Venezuela. This article is in Spanish.
Latin American Program in the News: "Interview with Donny Meertens on Women's Land Rights & Youth Views on Transitional Justice in Colombia"Mar 12, 2014
This post features an interview about women's land rights, anthropologists and the rule of law sector, and transitional justice with Latin American Program Fellow Donny Meertens.
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the relationship between Venezuela and the Organization of American States, including the response to the current crisis in Venezuela. This article is in Spanish.
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson was interviewed about children and organized crime in Central America.
Whether discontent with crime, violence, and the current state of the economy can be translated into broad anti-government sentiment is still open to question, writes Eric Olson.
Fellow Alison Brysk was interviewed on violence against women in this segment of Arise News.