Latin America News

Article published by Paulo Sotero, Brazil Institute Director, in the Italian geopolitics journal Limes.

Jun 21, 2007
In the article titled, "Lula and Bush, an Odd Pair," Sotero analyzes the recent rapprochement of the U.S.-Brazilian relationship and its implications.Download PDF (in Italian)

Op-ed Article by Ambassador Rubens Barbosa in O Estado de S.Paulo

Jun 14, 2007
Former Brazilian Ambassador to the United States Rubens Barbosa comments on Mercosul and predicts possible future directions for the bloc. Original in Portuguese and translated into English

New Opinion Piece by Latin American Program Director Cynthia Arnson

May 16, 2007
We are pleased to share with you a link to a recent op-ed by Latin American Program Director Cynthia Arnson, concerning U.S. policy in Latin America and how it could change to address the priorities of many governments in the region.We hope you find it of interest.

Working Group Report

May 09, 2007
The Brazil Institute convened an invitation-only working group with leaders from prominent environmental and international organizations and the President of Unica, Eduardo Carvalho, to dispel myths and assess the challenges posed by the current and projected expansion of Brazilian sugarcane-ethanol production. Download File

Yale University Conference: The State of Mexico's Democracy: Obstacles to Consolidation

Apr 23, 2007
On Tuesday, May 1st, Yale University will host a conference on "The State of Mexico's Democracy: Obstacles to Consolidation" in New Haven, Connecticut.

Media Advisory: Wilson Center to Honor Don Alberto Baillères González in México, D.F.

Feb 12, 2007
México, D.F.–The Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will present the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship to Alberto Baillères González. The award will be presented at a benefit dinner on Tuesday, February 13, at 20:00 at La Hacienda de los Morales. Eduardo Cepeda, President and General Director of J.P. Morgan Mexico, will serve as dinner chairman.

Mexico Institute to travel with Congressional Delegation to Mexico City

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.

Mexican Migrant Civic and Political Participation Webpage

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.

One-Stop Resource on the 2006 Mexican Elections

Jan 29, 2007
Information on the 2006 Mexican election including key headlines, news summaries, analysis, and polls.

December 2006 Policy Bulletin: Immigration and the 2006 Elections

Dec 20, 2006
Download the latest Mexico Institute Policy Bulletin here

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