Latin America News

Brazil Institute Launches 2006 Elections Website

May 17, 2006
The Brazil Institute announces the launch of its 2006 Elections Website, dedicated to October's Presidential Elections.

Latin American Program Announces Opening of the "Junior Scholars in the Study of Democracy in Latin America" Fellowship Competition

May 15, 2006
The Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, with the support of The Ford Foundation, announces the second competition for Junior Scholars in the Study of Democracy in Latin America, with the goal of stimulating innovative work among relatively junior members of the academic profession and to focus attention on democracy in Latin America.

Noticias (Spring 2006) available for download

May 08, 2006
Information on Latin American Program activities since the fall of 2005 including: Setting the Agenda for Latin America in the Coming Decade, Mexican Migrant Civic and Political Participation, Domestic and Foreign Policies of Hugo Chavez, the Mensalao Scandal in Brazil, and more!Download from the Noticias section of our Publications web page.

Noticias (Spring 2006) available for download

May 08, 2006
Information on Latin American Program activities since the fall of 2005 including: Setting the Agenda for Latin America in the Coming Decade, Mexican Migrant Civic and Political Participation, Domestic and Foreign Policies of Hugo Chavez, the Mensalao Scandal in Brazil, and more!Download from the Noticias section of our Publications web page.

Mexico Elections 2006 Website

Apr 24, 2006
The Mexico Institute announces their website on the Mexican Elections 2006. It contains key headlines, news summaries, analysis, latest polls, issue of the week and various special features.

Brazil Elections 2006

Apr 18, 2006

New Latin American Program Special Report Available for Download - The Peace Process in Colombia with the ELN: The Role of Mexico

Mar 31, 2006
The Mexican facilitator in the ELN peace talks, Ambassador Andrés Valencia, spoke at an off-the-record session at the Woodrow Wilson Center on June 21, 2005. The document that follows was authorized and cleared by Mexican authorities; it constitutes Ambassador Valencia's first-hand account of the attempt to arrange a meeting on Mexican soil between ELN military leaders and the Mexican facilitating team, an attempt that, after many months, ended in failure.

Relaunch of Thinking Brazil Publication

Mar 31, 2006
The Brazil Project is pleased to announce the relaunch of our monthly electronic newsletter, Thinking Brazil.

Winners Announced in the 'Junior Post-Doctoral Scholars in the Study of Democracy' Competition

Nov 30, 2005
The Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Ford Foundation is pleased to announce that the competition for Junior Post-Doctoral Scholars in the Study of Democracy in Latin America is officially closed and the winners have been selected.The following eight individuals have been awarded grants to participate as Junior Scholars in the Study of Democracy in Latin America. We congratulate them and look forward to working with them in the near future.Winners of the 'Junior Post-Doctorate Scholars in the Study of Democracy Competition':Eduardo Aleman and Ernesto Calvo (United States and Argentina)David Altman (Uruguay)Laura Flamand (Mexico)Tanya Golash-Boza (United States)Manuela Picq (Brazil)Alejandro Poire (Mexico)Anny Rivera-Ottenberger (Chile)Barbara Sutton (Argentina)We were thrilled with the level of interest in the competition and we received over 150 applications from 19 countries. Thank you to those who applied for your interest and dedication to democracy in Latin America.

Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship received by Lorenzo Zambrano

Nov 15, 2005
Lorenzo Zambrano, Chairman and CEO of CEMEX, received the Woodrow Wilson Award on November 15, 2005 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon.

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