Latin America News

Latin American Program in the News: La mafiosidad gana terreno en América Latina (Parte II)

May 02, 2014
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón’s article about organized crime in South America is cited in this article. The article is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: Crime organizado se beneficia de ligações com o poder público na AL

May 02, 2014
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón is quoted in this article about organized crime in Latin America. This article is in Portuguese.

Latin American Program in the News: "Chilean Cardinals Close to Pope Stained by Abuse Cover-ups"

May 01, 2014
Latin American Program Board Member and Senior Scholar Alexander Wilde is quoted in this article about allegations that two Chilean cardinals were involved in covering up sexual abuse.

Latin American Program in the News: Crimen organizado es un negocio en expansión

May 01, 2014
A publication authored by Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón is discussed in this article about the growth of organized crime in Latin America.

Latin American Program in the News: Corporate Earnings Take Latin American Hit

Apr 27, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the devaluation of currency in Latin America and its impact on American companies in the region.

Latin American Program in the News: El crimen organizado se sustenta en las estructuras del Estado y es un negocio en expansión

Apr 25, 2014
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón’s article about organized crime in South America is cited in this article. The article is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: Crimen organizado, un auge desmedido en América Latina

Apr 24, 2014
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón is quoted in this article about organized crime in Latin America.

Latin American Program in the News: "Viva el Populísmo? The Tense Future of Latin American Politics"

Apr 21, 2014
Drawing on their 2013 book "Latin American Populism in the Twenty-First Century," Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson and Carlos de la Torre examine recent political developments in Latin America in this article in Foreign Affairs.
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Mexico’s Struggles With Violence: Is There an End in Sight?

Apr 16, 2014
In light of recent desperate measures taken by vigilantes and armed self-defense groups in rural Mexico, a new book, Building Resilient Communities in Mexico: Civic Responses to Crime and Violence, provides timely analysis of constructive responses from Mexican society to fight crime and violence. Here is what the authors had to say.

Latin American Program in the News: ¿Diálogo en Venezuela?

Apr 08, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson was interviewed by NTN24 about the UNASUR mission to Venezuela and the possibility of dialogue in the country.

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