Latin America News

New book on Cuba available for download

Mar 15, 2004
Religion, Culture, and Society: The Case of Cuba is now available as a .pdf file. This book is the result of a January 21-22, 2003 conference that included a series of six panels that focused on religion, culture and society in Cuba and their relationship to the formation of identity both in Cuba and across international borders. To download a copy of this publication, see our publications page.

New books featured on Publications page

Mar 05, 2004
Beyond Imagined Communities; Illegal Drugs, Economy, and Society in the Andes; Crime and Violence in Latin America; and Entre el crimen y el castigo are new titles now featured on our publications page.

Working Papers now downloadable

Feb 17, 2004
Many working papers are now available as printable documents. See our Documents & Papers section to download copies. More coming soon!

New book on Argentina - US relations available for download

Feb 17, 2004
Argentina - United States Bilateral Relations: An Historical Perspective and Future Challenges is now available as a .pdf file. This publication contains edited versions of presentations made at a March 3, 2003 meeting in Buenos Aires. To learn more and download the document, visit the publications page of the Argentina @ The Wilson Center's website.

An Art Exhibit by Brazilian Luis Bitencourt

Feb 06, 2004
An exhibition of 18 paintings by Brazilian artist Luis Bitencourt at the Wilson Center, February 6-27, 2004

Latin Americanist Fellow and Scholar Arrive at Center

Jan 20, 2004
Dr. Marcos Cueto and Dr. Jesus Silva-Herzog Marquez arrived this January for the Spring semester.

El Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales (Consejo) y el Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (WWC) anuncian la apertura de la Convocatoria

Nov 01, 2003
A participar en el segundo año del programa académico conjunto de becas para realizar estancias de investigación, vinculación académica e intercambio cultural en la sede del Woodrow Wilson Center en Washington, D.C. La beca tendrá una duración de tres a nueve meses durante el período de junio de 2004 a mayo de 2005.

Conflict and Peace in Colombia

Oct 09, 2003
The Wilson Center's Latin American Program, the Kellogg Institute of the University of Notre Dame, and Fundación Ideas para la Paz in Bogotá recently sponsored a conference, "Conflict and Peace in Colombia: Consequences and Perspectives for the Future" where panelists explored the policies set in motion during President Uribe’s first year in office, the economic and humanitarian consequences of the conflict, and possibilities for peacemaking with both guerrilla and paramilitary groups. The papers from the conference are available for download.

Brazil Project Fosters Understanding

Oct 08, 2003
Brazil Project Director Luis Bitencourt tells of the important work his Project embarks on to help foster Brazil-U.S. relations.

Color, Class, Culture

Oct 08, 2003
Racial inequalities in Brazil and the United States bear striking similarities-from rates of incarceration to racial profiling to poverty. Only recently have these issues become part of public discourse in Brazil...

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