Latin America News

Wilson Center Honored Don Eugenio Garza Lagüera

Feb 19, 2008
On February 19th, 2008 the Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute presented Don Eugenio Garza Lagüera with the award for Corporate Citizenship. The award was presented at a benefit dinner at Club Industrial de Monterrey. Eduardo Cepeda, President and General Director of J.P. Morgan Mexico and Lorenzo Zambrano, CEO of CEMEX served as dinner chairmen.

Brazil Institute Director Paulo Sotero on Foreign Exchange with Daljit Dhaliwa

Feb 08, 2008
Paulo Sotero discusses the U.S.-Colombian free trade deal that has been met with unusual resistance from both sides. Video

Call for Applications for the Mexico Public Policy Scholars Program

Feb 06, 2008
The Woodrow Wilson Center and the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations announce a call for applications for the Mexico Public Policy Scholars Program. The program promotes research, academic linkages, and cultural exchange and will invite a scholar to be in residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center for either two months this summer (July 1-August 31, 2008) or four months this fall (September 2-December 22, 2008). For requirements and details

Call for Applications

Jan 22, 2008
The Washington Post and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announce the launch of a pilot program to bring five outstanding professional journalists from Latin America to Washington, D.C. to conduct two weeks of reporting on an issue of importance to their home countries concerning hemispheric relations.

Mexico Institute 2006-2007 Annual Report available

Jan 10, 2008
The Mexico Institute's 2006-2007 Annual Report is available here.

More Than Neighbors: The U.S.-Mexican Alliance

Jan 02, 2008
The United States and Mexico are increasingly interconnected and the Mexico Institute is working to promote mutual dialogue, most recently through its U.S.-Mexico Congressional Initiative.

Mexico: Transparency in a New Era of Democracy

Jan 02, 2008
After 71 years of single-party rule, Mexico confronts the challenges of a newly pluralistic, democratic country, while its citizens increasingly demand more political openness.

Report Launch of U.S.-Mexico Agricultural Trade and Rural Poverty in Mexico

Nov 12, 2007
On November 12, 2007, El Colegio de Mexico hosted the release of the Mexico Institute/Fundación IDEA publication, "U.S.-Mexico Agricultural Trade and Rural Poverty in Mexico."

Latin American Immigrants: Civic and Political Participation in the Washington DC-Metro Area

Nov 01, 2007
On November 1st, the Mexico Institute hosted a conference focusing on Latin American immigrants and their role as social, civic and political actors in the United States. Click here for more information about the event.

Woodrow Wilson Center Awards Dinner

Oct 29, 2007
The Woodrow Wilson Center holds its second annual awards dinner in Sao Paulo, Brazil to recognize Jorge Gerdau and Zilda Arns. The business entrepreneur and founder of a national community center for children highlighted the importance of civic engagement and called for more public policy. Article Link

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