NAFTA at 10
Wilson Center Sponsors Conference Celebrating Tenth Anniversary of the Historic Trade Agreement
Ten years ago, President George H.W. Bush, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, and President Carlos Salinas de Gortari initialed the North American Free Trade Agreement. During this two-day conference, these leaders and other distinguished panelists will discuss the impact of NAFTA on trade, globalization, and further integration of North America.
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.
This publication presents a summary of two meetings in Brazil in May 2005 that were held to discuss public safety and the links between national and international security threats and to examine Brazil’s perspective on regional and global security issues.
Director Cynthia J. Arnson remarked on how Maduro’s narrow victory margin will give him little room for maneuver to address accelerating inflation, sparse supermarket shelves and slowing growth.
Regional experts address security sector reforms in light of the increasingly unconventional and transnational nature of the threats affecting Latin America.
Young, low-skilled immigrants perform essential work, but the rapid growth of low-wage, limited English proficient (LEP), unauthorized populations in states with limited migration experience has contributed to increased anti-immigrant sentiment. Forty years into the current wave of regional migration, and after 25 years of increasingly serious enforcement efforts, this history also defines and limits the policy alternatives available, and highlights the challenges of managing regional flows.
Latin American Program in the News: Political Transition in Venezuela: Future Scenarios and the Implications for U.S. Policy
On February 25, 2013 the Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center held a seminar on the current political situation in Venezuela.