Events

The Administration of President Mauricio Funes: A One Year Assessment

Stemming from a conference held in June 2008, this report provides a spectrum of opinions on the successes and challenges faced by El Salvador's President Mauricio Funes in his first year in office.
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Latin American Program in the News: Pese a las expulsiones, EE.UU. esperaria una mejora en las relaciones con Maduro

"...That was a bucket of cold water for attempts normalize relations..." (in Spanish)

Latin American Program in the News: "A Review of the Best Commentary On and Around the World"

Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson's article on U.S.-Uruguay relations is mentioned in BBC News Echo Chambers best world commentary for the day.

Citizen Security

Citizen insecurity poses a rising challenge to democratic governance and the exercise of citizenship throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Transnational organized crime, gang violence, drug production and trafficking, and other sources of insecurity continue to threaten the quality of democracy and rule of law in the region.

NAFTA at 10: Progress, Potential, and Precedents

Marking the 10th anniversary of this historic agreement, the Wilson Center convened a two-day conference to assess the impact of NAFTA, the lessons the agreement may hold for deepening North American ties and future trade agreements, and the international effort to “get globalization right.”

Part I of The Latino Vote: Election 2012 Results

Perhaps the biggest story to emerge from the 2012 election other than the actual results, is the potentially decisive role played by Latino American voters. In part one of our series, Tamar Jacoby, President of ImmigrationWorks USA, looks back at the recent outcome and its implications for the future.

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