About the Latin American Program

The Latin American Program and its institutes on Mexico and Brazil serve as a bridge between the United States and Latin America, providing a nonpartisan forum for experts from throughout the region and the world to discuss the most critical issues facing the Hemisphere.more

The Latest from the Latin American Program

Guatemalan president: Central America needs at least $2 billion 'to attack the root of the problem'

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Jul 30, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in this article about Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina's request for more U.S. assistance during his visit to the United States. more

New Americas Quarterly Released: Higher Education and Competitiveness

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Jul 29, 2014
Program Director Cynthia Arnson has an article on Colombia in this edition of the journal "Americas Quarterly." more

Border Crisis

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Jul 28, 2014
Associate Program Director Eric Olson is quoted about the extent to which money will be used efficiently in the U.S. plan to deter unaccompanied minors from continuing to enter the U.S. more

U.S. Is The Largest But Not The Only Recipient Of Central American Immigrants In Latest Surge

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Jul 28, 2014
Associate Director Eric Olson provides a quote on the influx of unaccompanied minors to countries like Nicaragua and Costa Rica. more

It's tough to live without hope

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Jul 27, 2014
Associate Director Eric Olson provides a quote on factors that have led to a steady increase in migration flows. more

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