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Former President of Brazil Visits Wilson Center

Dec 12, 2004
On December 6 Fernando Henrique Cardoso spoke to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Transitions from Authoritarian Rule Project at the Wilson Center.

e-Update on the Americas #2 Now Available.

Dec 10, 2004
"Toward a More Engaged Citizenry: A Citizen Security Action-Research Project"Download the report from our e-Update section our Publications webpage.

Latin America: On the Road to Democracy

Dec 05, 2004
Reflections on democratic governance that appeared in the Center's monthly newsletter, Centerpoint.

Latin American Program Celebrates 25 Years of Transitions, Launches New Initiative

Dec 05, 2004
The Latin American Program marked the 25th anniversary of its Transitions from Authoritarian Rule initiative while launching a new comparative project to study the progress of emerging democracies around the globe.

"The Social and Economic Dimensions of Conflict and Peace in Colombia" special report available.

Nov 08, 2004
This new Special Report, edited by Cynthia J. Arnson, is available for download. Contributing authors include Alberto Chueca Mora, Hernando Gómez Buendía, and Jean Pierre (Juan Pedro) Schaerer. Download the report from our Special Reports section of our Publications webpage. Read the summary of the meeting that led to this report on our Events Summaries webpage.

2004 Interim Report available for download.

Oct 20, 2004
This report summarizes the activities, publications, scholars, and contributors of the program for the last five years.

Director Joseph S. Tulchin appears in Argentine newspaper La Nacion

Oct 06, 2004
Dr. Joseph S. Tulchin, director of the Latin American Program and a specialist in Argentine affairs, was the focus of an article entitled "La inseguridad no es el problema central" that appeared in the Argentine newspaper La Nacion on Wednesday, September 8.Read the full text of the article.

Two Latin Americanist Fellows in Residence for 2004-2005

Sep 07, 2004
Latin Americanists Jonathan Fox and Mark Ungar join a group of 23 Fellows for the 2004-2005 academic year.

"Human Rights in the International System: Enforcing Global Governance" conference report available

Jul 27, 2004
As part of its ongoing effort to promote public discussion of key elements in the debate over security, sovereignity, and security, the Latin American Program organized the conference "Human Rights in the International System: Enforcing Global Governance" to study the current role of human rights in the international system, and the use of human rights as a foreign policy strategy. This publication is the report from this conference.Download a .pdf of the publication.

New e-Update Series is Launched

Jul 26, 2004
The Electronic Update on the Americas series, a new initiative launched by the Latin American Program, provides easier access to timely information about issues related to Latin America. The new e-Update bulletins will be available to a wider audience, will be disseminated more quickly, and will be accessible in the future via the Latin American Program website. View our first bulletin in our Publications section.

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