Latin American Program in the News: As Colombian Drug Gangs Collapse, Mexican Cartels Get Tons of Cheap Coke
Apr 11, 2013
This article covers a working brief by Daniel Rico on the weakening of the Colombian organized crime and drug-trafficking groups, Bacrim, and the transfer of power to Mexican cartels.
Apr 10, 2013
Director Cynthia J. Arnson remarks on the important role that the United States has in peace-building initiatives in Latin America.
Latin American Program in the News: Researchers Examine Nurse Migration In North, Central America As Way To Strengthen Health Systems
Apr 02, 2013
This article features the new report convened by the Latin American Program at the Wilson Center and the Migration Policy Institute (MPI). The report explores the international phenomenon of nurse migration as well as analyzes the health care sector in the countries involved.
Apr 02, 2013
This article analyzes the image of China in Latin America according to a survey presented in the Wilson Center.
Mar 28, 2013
Director Cynthia J. Arnson comments on the agglutinating effect of anti-American accusations coming out of Maduro's election campaign which, in her views, are being used to unite the chavista base.
Latin American Program in the News: Venezuela Stops Communication With U.S. Diplomat Roberta Jacobson
Mar 28, 2013
Director Cynthia J. Arnson weighs in on the troubled U.S.-Venezuelan diplomatic relationship and instability.
Mar 21, 2013
Director Cynthia Arnson comments on the first 100 days of some of the region's presidents, highlighting how they endeavored to differentiate themselves from prior administrations via innovative policies and a change in diplomatic tone (In Spanish).
Latin American Program in the News: Pese a las expulsiones, EE.UU. esperaria una mejora en las relaciones con Maduro
Mar 12, 2013
"...That was a bucket of cold water for attempts normalize relations..." (in Spanish)
Mar 11, 2013
"There was a sense that perhaps Maduro was a more pragmatic person, would be amenable to exchange ambassadors. The statement he made Tuesday threw a huge bucket of cold water on those hopes."
Latin American Program in the News: Pese a las expulsiones, EE.UU. esperaría una mejora en las relaciones con Maduro
Mar 08, 2013
Director Cynthia J. Arnson comments on the future of U.S.-Venezuela relations in a post-Chávez era and the likelihood of closer bi-national ties under a Maduro-led administration. (In Spanish)