Director Cynthia Arnson urges the US to work creatively and honestly to address issues of importance to the region as well as to the United States, and to abandon a regional engagement based on unilateral imposition.
Director Cynthia Arnson was quoted in her remarks on the level of uncertainty within Venezuela regarding Hugo Chávez's successor.
Director Cynthia Arnson was quoted in her remarks about Correa's leadership, which has populist and personalistic facets.
Director Cynthia Arnson remarked upon Ecuador's need of outside capital in order to continue to develop the oil industry and remain competitive.
Director Cynthia Arnson writes a book review of Hal Brands' Latin America's Cold War History.
Latin American Program in the News: Arnson ’76 Edits Book On Postwar Democratization in Latin AmericaMar 04, 2013
Director Cynthia Arnson was mentioned for her book, which focuses on the relationship of internal armed conflict to postwar democratization in Latin America, centering on Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru.
The Woodrow Wilson Center and Fundación Ideas para la Paz invited Enrique Santos Calderón and Marta Ruíz to speak on the Colombian Peace Process. (In Spanish)
Examining the cases of Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Peru, the contributors to this timely edited volume explore how societies undergoing democratization in the aftermath of civil war can become mired in violent crime, poor governance, and illiberal political cultures.
Associate Director Eric Olson remarked on speculations that Mexican billionaire Drug Kingpin El Chapo Guzmán could have been killed in Guatemala.
Latin American Program in the News: Hugo Chávez's Venezuela, What does the political and economic future hold?Mar 04, 2013
According to former Wilson Scholar Margarita López Maya, without Hugo Chávez's visible presence in Venezuela problems like declining infrastructure and economic stability are increasingly apparent.