Latin America Publications

Latin America and the United States: The Future of the Relationship

Jul 07, 2011
This report explores key issues in the U.S.-Latin American relationship in the context of recent political and economic changes in the region. It is based on a conference cosponsored by the Latin American Program of the Wilson Center, the Council of the Americas, and the Council of American Ambassadors. more

Decentralization and Democratic Governance in Latin America

Jul 07, 2011
This volume explores one of the crucial intersections of political and economic change: how the reform of the central state in the form of policies of decentralization has affected democratic governance in different countries and at different levels of society.The book is a product of a two-year project on decentralization which included both national-level and comparative research. more

Legal Standards and the Interrogation of Prisoners in the War on Terror

Jul 07, 2011
The following is a Conference Report of an event on the treatment of detainees in the context of the U.S. global War on Terror held in June 2007 at the Woodrow Wilson Center. more

¿QUE HEMOS HECHO?: Reflexiones sobre respuestas y políticas públicas frente al incremento de la violencia delincuencial en America Latina

Jul 07, 2011
This report examines what has been done to address crime and social violence in Latin America -- one of the most serious and intractable problems in the region. more

Pages

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.