Latin America News

¿Cambiará Venezuela el balance de poder entre EE.UU. y Rusia en el Consejo de Seguridad?

Oct 16, 2014
Director of the Latin American Program Cynthia Arnson is quoted on Venezuela’s new position on the U.N. Security Council. This article is in Spanish.

Venezuela secures seat on U.N. Security Council; fireworks likely to ensue

Oct 16, 2014
In this article about Venezuela securing a seat on the U.N. Security Council, quotes Latin America Program Associate Director Eric Olson.

Eduardo Stein confirma que Cuba está invitada a Cumbre de las Américas

Oct 16, 2014
This article quotes The Honorable Eduardo Stein Barillas on Cuba’s attendance in the upcoming Cumbre de las Americas. Cuba’s possible reinstatement into the OAS was one among several topics Dr. Stein Barillas discussed during the Latin American Program’s event “The OAS Leadership Transition." This article is in Spanish.

Candidate to lead OAS says Cuba shouldn't be excluded from regional summit

Oct 16, 2014
This article quotes remarks made by The Honorable Eduardo Stein Barillas during the Latin American Program's event "Four Keys for Re-Launching the OAS".

Criminales, el Estado y el control del mercado de la marihuana

Oct 15, 2014
In this article, Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón discusses the recent trip a Colombian delegation took to Colorado to learn about the pros and cons of the legalization of marijuana. This article is in Spanish.

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.

"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 01, 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.

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