The report (in Spanish) summarizes the principal findings of a series of regional seminars held in Latin America and Washington, D.C., with the support of the Andean Development Corporation (Corporación Andina de Fomento, CAF).
"More than just a clash of candidates and parties, the election is fundamentally a referendum on how to end Colombia’s fifty-year, internal armed conflict, the longest running in Latin America and undoubtedly one of the oldest in the world," writes Cynthia Arnson.
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)
This bulletin presents a summary of a workshop held in Havana, Cuba on April 27-28, 2005 that discussed hemispheric security.
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 publication provides a summary of a workshop held in San Salvador, El Salvador on July 14-15, 2005 that analyzed security and defense reforms and identified central themes in Central America's security agenda. (in Spanish)
Peruzzotti, Enrique, "The Nature Of The New Argentine Democracy. The Delegative Democracy Argument Revisited", Journal of Latin American Studies, Vol. 33, Part I, February 2001.
O Donnell's diagnosis regarding the delegative nature of the new Latin American democracies has won wide acceptance in current debates on institutional consolidation. Through the analysis of the Argentine case, the article will challenge the delegative democracy argument as one-sided. The delegativeness hypothesis, it will be argued, turns a blind eye to the truly innovative processes that have taken place within Argentine society and that make this democratizing wave distinctive.
Texas's economy is growing faster than the rest of the country because of its growing trade with Mexico.