Southern Cone News
Feb 22, 2012
President Chavez reveals that he needs to return to Cuba to have a lesion removed. This may prove a major hurdle in his quest for re-election. Director of the Latin American Program Cynthia Arnson argues that this will be a major factor that will make "the race even tighter" against Capriles.
Feb 17, 2012
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, and Global Narcotics Affairs held a hearing on February 16, 2012 on Iran’s relationship and influence in Latin America. Director Cynthia J. Arnson was among the witnesses.
Feb 16, 2012
Several Latin American governments, which a few years ago joined in showy displays of anti-U.S. solidarity, are now distancing themselves from the Ahmadinejad regime, as tensions rise over Iran’s controversial nuclear policies and new administrations take over in key capitals, The Wilson Center’s Latin America Program director said Thursday. Briefing senators on Iran’s activities in the region, Cindy Arnson added that “vigilance” still remains necessary, to guard against any state or nonstate threat in the region. “Vigilance is essential, as is evidence-based consideration of the issues,” she told the subcommittee’s hearing on Iranian activities in Latin America.
Jan 25, 2012
"Lopez was running far behind in the polls, and the Supreme Court's defiance of the decision by the Inter-American Court left a big cloud of uncertainty over Lopez's future, even if he were to come out ahead," said Cynthia Arnson, director of the Latin America program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington. "Capriles has been the front-runner for some time, so the endorsement will continue to bolster his campaign."
Dec 10, 2005
An article in La Nación by Tomás Eloy Martínez featuring the Latin American Program.
Feb 04, 2004
Please visit our Documents & Papers link to read summaries of new articles and books on Argentine political, social, and economic situation.Por favor visite nuestro link de Documents & Papers, para obtener reseñas de publicaciones recientes sobre la situación política, social y económica de Argentina.
Oct 15, 2002
Read public health proposals written by the main political parties, think tanks and policy makers in Argentina regarding the country's current situation.
Oct 10, 2002
Read the economic proposals written by the main political parties, think tanks and policy makers in Argentina regarding the country's current situation.
Jun 26, 2002
The first debate on "Civil Society and the Economic Crisis," considers what street protests, pervasive distrust of the government, and growing economic exclusion in Argentina mean for democracy's future there.