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Mexico’s Struggles With Violence: Is There an End in Sight?

Apr 16, 2014
In light of recent desperate measures taken by vigilantes and armed self-defense groups in rural Mexico, a new book, Building Resilient Communities in Mexico: Civic Responses to Crime and Violence, provides timely analysis of constructive responses from Mexican society to fight crime and violence. Here is what the authors had to say.

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Latin American Program in the News: Venezuela's Unending Tale of Murder and Sorrow

Mar 25, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson was quoted in this article about instability in Venezuela and the ongoing crisis.

Latin American Program in the News: "Analyst urgest broader look at Amazon oil resources' local impacts"

Mar 24, 2014
This article discusses the Latin American Program event "Oil Sparks in the Amazon: Local Conflicts, Indigenous Populations, and Natural Resources."

Latin American Program in the News: "Latin America Taxes Fall"

Mar 24, 2014
This article about changes in tax rates in Latin America references the new Wilson Center Latin American Program report on tax reform in Chile.

Asia Program to work with Waseda University

Mar 24, 2014
The Asia Program and Tokyo's Waseda University recently signed a memorandum of understanding to boost research efforts and personnel exchanges.

How West Can Respond to Russia's Aggression

Mar 21, 2014
The response of the West should be to use our own comparative strength against Russia’s weakness, writes Jane Harman.

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Four Decades of Classic Essays

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Essays by Mario Varga Llosa, Andrew J. Bacevich, Jean Bethke Elshtain, and others.

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The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.