Central America News

Delegación salvadoreña expone en EEUU preocupación por Acuerdo Transpacífico

Feb 23, 2015
This article mentions how a delegation of officials and businessmen from El Salvador met with representatives from the Woodrow Wilson Center. This article is in Spanish.

President Obama Calls for $1 Billion for Central America

Feb 20, 2015
Cynthia J. Arnson is interviewed by The Takeaway regarding President Obama's request for $1 billion to help Central America improve security, education and the economic health of the region.

Guatemala: un examen a vuelo de pájaro…

Feb 20, 2015
The Woodrow Wilson Center is mentioned in an article regarding the event hosted by the Latin American Program and IDEA International on the region's electoral cycle. This article is in Spanish.

US drafts new assistance plan for Central America

Jan 26, 2015
Eric Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in this article on a new assistance plan to Central America.

State Department official: Real improvement in regional security requires ‘new approach’

Dec 17, 2014
This article reviews key discussion points made by panelists during the Latin American Program’s launch event on its recent report on the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI).

Wilson Center cuestiona impacto iniciativa de seguridad

Dec 15, 2014
This article reviews the success and shortfalls of the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI) based on findings unveiled in the Latin American Program’s recent report, “Crime and Violence in Central America’s Northern Triangle.” This article is in Spanish.

Is the US taxpayer-funded Central America Regional Security Initiative effective at stopping violence?

Dec 15, 2014
The article covers Latin American Program’s launch event for their new publication on crime and security in Central America.

Estudio Wilson Center recomienda priorizar recursos contra la violencia por zonas C.A.

Dec 13, 2014
Reporting on the “Central America’s Security Challenges" event hosted by the Latin American Program, this article reviews important points of the panel discussions. This article is in Spanish.

US Security Initiative Faces Political Obstacles in Northern Triangle

Dec 11, 2014
InSight Crime reports on the launch of the Latin American Program’s publication “Crime and Violence in Central America’s Northern Triangle.”

What USAID Impact Study Says about CentAm Community Crime Prevention

Dec 05, 2014
In this article, Eric Olson is quoted on crime prevention in Central America. This article also references a Wilson Center Assessment and past event titled "Are Crime and Violence Prevention Programs Working in Central America?"

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