December 10, 2009 // 7:45am — 2:30pm
The Latin American Program held a conference to discuss municipal-level efforts to improve citizen security, reduce violent crime, and engage citizens and invigorate civil society participation.
December 08, 2009 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The event sought to examine the status of democratic governance in Honduras in light of the June 28 coup d'état, November presidential elections, and prospects for reconciliation in the post-electoral period.
December 04, 2009 // 8:00am — 9:30am
Two distinguished scholars of contemporary Uruguay's politics and economics interpreted the election results and what they portend for the future of Uruguay.
November 23, 2009 // 8:15am — 4:00pm
The Latin American Program joined with the Mercosur Economic Research Network and the Canada Institute to convene a conference on the impact of the global economic crisis on regional integration plans in the Americas.
November 16, 2009 // 8:15am — 11:30am
A meeting was held to discuss the divergent perspectives within the international community over how best to engage Cuba.
October 27, 2009 // 9:00am — 12:30pm
Citizens throughout Latin America cited crime as the most important problem facing their countries. This has risen over the last decade.
October 08, 2009 // 9:00am — 6:00pm
The Latin American Program hosted a distinguished group of Latin American, U.S., and European scholars to discuss the revival of populism in Latin America and its consequences for the future of democratic governance in the region.
September 21, 2009 // 7:30pm — 10:00pm
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars of the Smithsonian Institution presents the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service to His Excellency Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil.
September 14, 2009 // 8:45am — 5:00pm
This seminar on the political economy of Uruguay's international economic relations focused on Uruguay's policy choices in light of the global economic crisis and upcoming presidential elections, in one of Latin America's most stable democracies.
September 11, 2009 // 11:30am — 12:30pm
Alicia Barcena addressed the global financial crisis in Latin America, re-thinking the role of the state in development and new fiscal covenant.