This paper explores civil-military relations during the transition to democracy and during the democratic consolidation stage.
Three speakers from the Latin American Program's event, "Young and Undocumented: A New American Story," speak about their experiences as undocumented students. (in Solvak and English, coverage begins at 20:30)
Racial inequalities in Brazil and the United States bear striking similarities-from rates of incarceration to racial profiling to poverty. Only recently have these issues become part of public discourse in Brazil...
This empirically grounded collection examines the growth of participatory institutions in Latin American democracy and how such institutions affect representative government. Selee and Peruzzotti analyze specific cases in Mexico, Bolivia, Chile, Brazil, and Argentina.
Paying For Crime: A Review of the Relationships Between Insecurity and Development in Mexico and Central America
Given the consequences that insecurity and crime have for Mexico and Central America, the governments of the region must work to devise and implement policies that address the links between crime rates and development, citizens' lack of trust in institutions, and the high economic toll of insecurity overall.
In this article about a proposal for a "Plan Colombia II" created by Senator Juan Fernando Cristo, the president of the Colombian Congress, Latin American Program Director is quoted about U.S. aid in El Salvador pre- and post-conflict. This article is in Spanish.