The tight, highly contested election is a reflection of a country that is still divided four years after Ms. Castro’s husband, former President Manuel Zelaya, was ousted in a military coup.
These publications examine a range of trade and economic issue effecting the region in the context of globalization, especially the increasing economic relationship between Asia and Latin America.
#220 Nationalism as a Transnational Question: A Political Analysis of Nationalism in Contemporary Argentina
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.
This paper examines community policing programs, the problems such programs face, and the policy measures that could strengthen them.
Latin American Program in the News: Trade with Asia Protects Latin America from Global Economic Swings
This article provides an overview of the LAP event held on June 20th, 2013, "Reaching Across the Pacific: Latin America and Asia in the New Century."
The diversity of Latin American trade agreements established since the mid-1980s reflects a broadening range of strategic perceptions and orientations. The argument of this volume is that this increasing divergence among the arrangements reflects fundamental and growing differences among their broader strategic perceptions and political and economic objectives.
Director Cynthia J. Arnson weighs in on the lack of security in Venezuela and discusses how, despite significants reductions in poverty and inequality, insecurity has spiked dramatically in this South American country. (In Spanish)