Latin America News

The U.S.-Mexico Border Economy in Transition: Infographic

Apr 15, 2015
This infographic discusses trends and initiatives on the U.S.-Mexico border. The facts are drawn from the Mexico Institute's publication "The U.S.-Mexico Border Economy in Transition."

Attack Roils Colombian Peace Talks

Apr 15, 2015
Program Director Cynthia Arnson is quoted about the escalation of hostilities between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, a Marxist rebel group, and the Colombian military even as negotiators meet for peace talks.

Ordinary Opinions of Everyday Mexicans: Polling from the 1940s-2012

Apr 13, 2015
This article, written by Mexico Institute Advisory Board Member Roderic Ai Camp, discusses how public opinion polls played a critical role in Mexico's democratic political transition during the 1980s and 1990s.

Democratizing Mexican Politics, 1982-2012

Apr 13, 2015
This article, written by Mexico Institute Advisory Board Member Roderic Ai Camp, discusses Mexico's democratic transition and the case study it provides of a semi-authoritarian political model evolving incrementally into an electoral democracy over two decades.

¿Cuánto ha cambiado la relación de EE.UU. con los países de América Latina?

Apr 11, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in this article regarding the changing relations between the United States and Latin America. This article is in Spanish.

Obama's big Caribbean trip is all about Venezuela and oil

Apr 10, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in this article regarding Obama's agenda at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City.

Political Representation of Women in Mexico

Apr 10, 2015
This infographic illustrates female representation in Mexican politics.

Another Big Step for Cuba

Apr 09, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is interviewed regarding the expectation for the United States to remove Cuba from the terrorism list.

Obama To Address Caribbean's 'Economic Achilles' Heel' -- Energy

Apr 09, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in this article on the Summit of the Americas and the issue of energy.

EUA quiere abrir en Panamá un nuevo capítulo con América Latina

Apr 08, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in this article regarding the Summit of the Americas. This article is in Spanish.

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