Latin America News

El Salvador: Roots of Unrest

Oct 08, 2014
This radio special features comments by Cynthia J. Arnson on the prevalence of violence and crime in El Salvador following the country's civil war.
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Rousseff v. Neves: Brazil’s Election Headed to Round Two

Oct 08, 2014
After one round of voting in Brazil, the unpredictability factor in the race for the presidency remains intact. Brazil Institute Director Paulo Sotero, discusses the latest as incumbent Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aecio Neves head toward a runoff vote on October 26th. A key for each campaign will be winning over supporters of Marina Silva, following her third place finish in round one of the voting. Sotero describes the factors and issues in play.

Latin America elections: Is the ‘Pink Tide’ washing away?

Oct 06, 2014
Latin America Program Director Cynthia Arnson and Associate Director Eric Olson comment about upcoming elections in Latin America.

Uruguay y EE.UU. ultiman detalles sobre traslado de presos de Guantánamo al país sudamericano

Oct 03, 2014
This article quotes remarks made by The Honorable Luis Almagro regarding Guantanamo during the Latin American Program's event "Four Keys for Re-Launching the OAS". This article is in Spanish.

Canciller uruguayo pide mayor integración del Caribe al presentar propuestas para liderar OEA

Oct 03, 2014
This article quotes The Honorable Luis Almagro's discussion of the need to better incorporate the Caribbean into the OAS during the Latin American Program's event "Four Keys for Re-Launching the OAS". This article is in Spanish.

Uruguay y EEUU siguen ajustando detalles de traslado de presos de Guantánamo(canciller)

Oct 03, 2014
This article quotes remarks made by The Honorable Luis Almagro regarding Guantanamo during the Latin American Program's event "Four Keys for Re-Launching the OAS". This article is in Spanish.

Almagro negó problemas en gestiones para recibir presos de Guantánamo

Oct 03, 2014
This article quotes the remarks made by The Honorable Luis Almagro about Guantanamo during the Latin American Program event "Four Keys for Re-launching the OAS". This article is in Spanish.

"La economía china va a entrar en una fase de menor inversión y mayor consumo"

Oct 03, 2014
Jorge Heine, Chilean Ambassador to China and Latin American Program Global Fellow, is interviewed in this article about China's foreign investment in Latin America. This article is in Spanish.

Canciller uruguayo destaca a la OEA como instrumento de diálogo

Oct 03, 2014
This article quotes the remarks made by The Honorable Luis Almagro during the Latin American Program's event "Four Keys for Re-Launching the OAS". This article is in Spanish.

Venezuelan U.N. Security Council spot could be thorn in the side for U.S. officials

Sep 29, 2014
This article about Venezuela's bid to secure a a non-permanent spot on the U.N. Security Council, quotes Latin American Program Associate Director Eric Olson.

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