Information on the Latin American Program's activities since Spring 2004. Transitions to Democracy 25th Anniversary, White House Chiefs of Staff and Trade Policy, Brazil Under Lula, Colombia Peace Process, Media Perceptions of U.S.-Mexico Relations, and more!Download from the Noticias section of our Publications webpage.
The White House Office on National Drug Control Policy said that Colombia is no longer the largest producer of cocaine in the world. Peru and Bolivia produced more cocaine in 2011 than Colombia.
This volume offers several of the presentations from a May 2000 this conference which address political and social transition in Mexico, new directions in economic policy, and the changing nature of U.S.-Mexico relations.
Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Mexican President Calderón and the three presidential candidates. The two governments work closely to fight the War on Drugs; Obama’s administration is hopeful that they will continue to work closely when a new President is elected.
Latin American Program in the News: Nicolas Maduro is sworn in as Venezuelan president after disputed vote
Director Cynthia J. Arnson remarks on how politically divided Venezuela finds itself after its recent elections, which may have profound repercussions on Maduro's ability to govern the country effectively.
Public Policy Scholar Jorge Heine pays tribute to Luciano Tomassini, a remarkable thinker, political scientist and analyst. Tomassini died a little over a year go in Santiago, Chile.