Events

La Construcción de la Seguridad Democrática en el Caribe

This bulletin presents a summary of a workshop held in the Dominican Republic on August 2, 2005 to discuss institutional reforms of security forces in the Caribbean.

Latin American Program in the News: Iran Cultivates Friends In Washington's Backyard

Cynthia Arnson was interviewed by Juan Forero for NPR on the recent visit of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to Latin America and his interest in the region.

Peruzzotti, E., "Media Scandals And Societal Accountability", in Enforcing The Rule Of Law. The Politics Of Social Accountability In The New Latin American Democracies, Peruzzotti and Smulovitz (eds), Pittsburgh University Press, Forthcoming.

The prominence that political scandals are gaining in contemporary democracies has generated an important debate about the role and consequences of media scandals on politics. The aim of this article is to contribute to that ongoing debate by analyzing the link between media scandals and accountability.

Seguridad y Defensa en America del Norte: Nuevos dilemas geopolíticos

The book's authors collaborate to put forth an analysis of North American national defense policies and their implications on transnational and border security. Issues of migration and organized crime are touched upon, providing readers with an greater, in-depth understanding of security problems faced by the region as a whole.

What Does Kerry Need From His First Mexico Trip? Momentum

Despite so many domestic politics mixed into this meeting, international relationship is key, write Christopher Wilson and Duncan Wood on Kerry's first trip to Mexico.

Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime in the Americas: Major Trends in the Twenty-First Century

In this new publication, Bruce Bagley examines adaptations and trends in the illicit drug economy over the last several decades.

La encrucijada gubernamental por controlar la tregua de pandillas

This article references comments by visiting scholar Juan Carlos Garzon on the gang-truce in El Salvador. This article is in Spanish.

"The Social and Economic Dimensions of Conflict and Peace in Colombia" special report available.

This new Special Report, edited by Cynthia J. Arnson, is available for download. Contributing authors include Alberto Chueca Mora, Hernando Gómez Buendía, and Jean Pierre (Juan Pedro) Schaerer. Download the report from our Special Reports section of our Publications webpage. Read the summary of the meeting that led to this report on our Events Summaries webpage.

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