Latin American Program in the News: VOA - “Venezuela vive una semana crucial en medio de incertidumbres”
Cynthia Arnson expounded briefly upon the nebulous political situation within Venezuela due to Hugo Chávez's absence and the ambiguity of the country's Constitution. (In Spanish)
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón discusses why he believes ending the drug war in Colombia would enable the redefinition of the political strategy in regards to the drug problem. This article is in Spanish.
#60 Speculations About the Prospective Demise of Authoritarian Regimes and Its Possible Consequences
RESPUESTA AL ESTUDIO “COLOMBIA: ÉXITOS Y LEYENDAS DE LOS “MODELOS” DE SEGURIDAD CIUDADANA: LOS CASOS DE BOGOTÁ Y MEDELLÍN"
Hugo Acevedo Velásquez, former Sub-secretary for Security and Cohabitation in Bogotá, Colombia, responds to a chapter on one of our latest publications, ¿A Dónde Vamos?
This bulletin discusses three different paths to police and judicial reform in Latin America.
Prashanth Perumal of Mint reviews recent publication, "Latin American Populism in the Twenty-First Century", a collection of papers edited by Cynthia Arnson and Carlos de la Torre. He says the publication offers not just a well-rounded survey of the nature and dynamics of political populism in Latin America, but also the ideological undercurrents at work.
The papers contained in this report address some of the most important questions regarding FTAs and U.S. trade policy. The authors make recommendations regarding issues of labor, environment, poverty reduction, trade competitiveness and economic development.