Mafia & Co. provides an analytical perspective of the inner workings and expansion of organized crime in three Latin American countries. The author provides a comparative investigation looking specifically at criminal networks in Colombia, Mexico, and Brazil.
This article on drug-related gang violence in Honduras and the region quotes Eric Olson.
Director Cynthia J. Arnson commented on the deepening economic relations between the United States and Latin America, a region that is being seen by Washington as a vital economic partner instead of its natural "backyard." (In Spanish)
#128 Estructura de Poder Interna y Proyecto Nacional Inmediatamente Despues de la Independencia: El Caso de Venezuela
The Washington Post is featuring articles about Latin America by the 2009 class of Woodrow Wilson Center-Washington Post Fellows. The program brings professional journalists from Latin America to Washington for a three-week exchange of dialogue and professional development.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos wins the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service.