Latin America News
Feb 09, 2007
The Mexico Institute along with the Heinrich Boell Foundation and the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress will host a delegation of congressional staff the week of Feb. 20-24 on a study tour of Mexico City.
Feb 01, 2007
Click here for webpage that provides academic studies, press, analyses and commentary on Mexican migrant civic participation in the United States and the current debate on immigration legislation.
Jan 29, 2007
Information on the 2006 Mexican election including key headlines, news summaries, analysis, and polls.
Dec 20, 2006
Download the latest Mexico Institute Policy Bulletin here
Dec 15, 2006
The Brazil Institute announces the launch of its new website, Portal to Brazil.
Dec 15, 2006
American Chamber of Commerce of São Paulo monthly magazine highlights Brazil Institute.
New Latin American Program Special Report Available for Download - Colombia's Peace Processes: Multiple Negotiations, Multiple Actors
Dec 07, 2006
Efforts to bring Colombia's long-runninginternal armed conflict to an end throughpolitical negotiations continued to face majorobstacles in 2006. This document reviews the major events in the peace process between Colombia's three main paramilitary groups (the FARC, the ELN, and the AUC) and the Colombian government.
Nov 01, 2006
"Brazil emerged from [October's] presidential contest deeply divided along social and geographic lines..."
Oct 31, 2006
On October 29, Brazilians re-elected President Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva in a runoff election. His policies are credited with helping millions rise from poverty, a key factor in his victory. This article explores Lula's first presidential term and the political landscape leading up to the election.
Oct 23, 2006
The Brazil Institute of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars seeks a spring 2007 semester part-time intern with an interest in, coursework related to, and/or experience working on issues related to Brazil.