Latin American Program Board Member María Eugenia Garcés was interviewed by Semana about her philanthropic foundation, AlvarAlice, and the challenges of its social development work in the Aguablanca district of Cali, Colombia. This article is in Spanish.
#115 Argentina at the Crossroads: Pathways and Obstacles to Democratization in the Present Political Conjuncture
A former top Colombian official survived an assassination attempt on May 15 after a daylight bombing in the country's capital.
This report is a result of an April 3, 2008 conference co-sponsored with Bogotá's Fundación Ideas para la Paz to assess the state of peace initiatives with the FARC, ELN, and paramilitary groups.
In Latin America, "American" means anyone from the American continent. U.S. citizens claiming the word are considered gauche or imperialist. So what's the solution?
Latin American Program in the News: Debilidad institucional vulnera guerra contra narcotráfico en Honduras
The Latin American Program was mentioned for its publication of "Organizaciones de Tráfico de drogas en Centroamérica: Transportistas, Carteles Mexicanos y Maras," which identified the nexus between the Sinaloa Cartel and criminal organizations within Honduras. (In Spanish)
Associate Director Eric Olson is quoted in The Washington Post about how new requests for aid will likely be greeted with skepticism.
In Beyond Imagined Communities four historians examine social situations and four critics examine production of cultural objects, showing how more diverse cultural influences shaped Latin American nationalism. Order this book from Johns Hopkins University Press.