Jun 09, 2013
Juan Carlos Garzón authored a piece in Project Syndicate commenting on the Organization of American States’ General Assembly meeting which focused on the problem of drugs in the Americas. This article was also published in Offnews.
Jun 06, 2013
This article refers to the Latin American Program's event entitled "Transitional Justice in Colombia’s Peace Process," held on May 23, 2013.
May 30, 2013
Jane Harman, director, president & CEO of the Wilson Center, is pleased to announce the members of the 2013-2014 fellowship class. The 21 fellows, most of whom are expected to start September 2013, include scholars and practitioners from the United States, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, the Netherlands, and New Zealand.
May 15, 2013
Director Cynthia J. Arnson commented on the deepening economic relations between the United States and Latin America, a region that is being seen by Washington as a vital economic partner instead of its natural "backyard." (In Spanish)
May 06, 2013
Director Cynthia J. Arson remarks upon the encouraging prospects of a negotiated peace agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC while addressing the concerns that lay ahead.
Latin American Program in the News: What role will Latin America have in world affairs/global governance in the future?
Apr 30, 2013
Director Cynthia J. Arnson commented on the role that Latin America will play on the global stage in the coming years.
Apr 29, 2013
Gil Kerlikowske’s comments on the legalization of drugs were quoted in this piece. Kerlikowske participated in the National Conversation: “Drug Policy: A 21st Century Approach to Reform” held at the Wilson Center. (In Spanish)
Latin American Program in the News: Propuesta de legalizar drogas es "distracción", dice zar antridrogas de EEUU
Apr 29, 2013
Gil Kerlikowske’s comments on the legalization of drugs were quoted in this article. Kerlikowske participated in the National Conversation: “Drug Policy: A 21st Century Approach to Reform” held at the Wilson Center. (In Spanish)
Apr 26, 2013
This article mentioned the Cynthia Arnson’s piece on Venezuela published on PBS. “The economy in Venezuela cannot afford anymore the government working as in the Chavez period. Maduro needs to make adjustments in economic policies, especially improving the productive efficiency in the Department of Petroleum,” starts the article in Chinese. (In Chinese)
Latin American Program in the News: As Colombian Drug Gangs Collapse, Mexican Cartels Get Tons of Cheap Coke
Apr 26, 2013
Fellow Daniel Rico remarks on the increased competition between Colombia's Bacrim as the suppliers of cocaine and the strengthening of Mexican cartels were as buyers and traffickers of illicit substances into the United States.