Latin American Program in the News: After 14 years in power, Hugo Chavez confronts a tough challenger in Venezuela election
This Venezuelan election is more competitive than past elections for Hugo Chavez.
Shock Distributivo, Autonomía Nacional y Democratización: Aportes para Superar la Crisis de la Sociedad Argentina
The Washington Post and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announce the first group of winners of their Fellowship for Latin America Journalists program. The winners are: Jorge Carrasco, Proceso (Mexico); Alfonso Cuéllar, Semana (Colombia); Luciana Franco, Revista Globo Rural (Brazil); Maurizio Guerrero, PODER y Negocios (Mexico) and Flavia Tavares, O Estado de S Paulo (Brazil).
Olson joined a panel of experts in testifying before the U.S. House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere on regional security cooperation in Central America.
Leading Latin American, U.S., and European authors explore the institutional and socioeconomic contexts that give rise to populism and show how disputes over its meaning are closely intertwined with debates over the meaning of democracy.