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Wilson Center Reports on the Americas

Expert reports offer an in-depth analysis of key issues for the region.

Are Latin America's New Left Regimes Reducing Inequality Faster? Addendum to Poverty, Inequality and the New Left

This is an addendum to a paper commissioned for a conference, by economist Nora Lustig, who reviews trends in poverty and inequality throughout Latin America, comparing left and non-left governments, as well as left governments and their non-leftist predecessors.

Elections and Peace in Colombia

"Understanding how the elections in Colombia became a referendum on the peace process—and on uribismo itself—requires looking less at the candidates themselves than at the alliance, and then bitter parting, of Santos and Uribe," writes Cynthia Arnson in the forthcoming Americas Quarterly, Summer 2014, Volume 8/No. 3.

Latin America Program in the News: U.S. on more equal footing with neighbors as Obama heads to Summit of the Americas

President Obama travels to a weekend summit of the hemisphere’s leaders Friday as the head of a nation that remains in many ways the economic envy of its closest neighbors, but also one whose influence is on the wane in a rising region...

Latin American Program Working Paper Series (251-260)

Includes those published 2001 - 2002. To request a working paper by mail, send an email with your name, address, and number of the working paper to lap@wilsoncenter.org.

Thoughts on a U.S. Response to the Venezuelan Crisis

Philip French, Executive Director, American Committees on Foreign Relations writes on the crisis in Venezuela.

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