Events

Luciano Tomassini and Latin America’s International Relations

Public Policy Scholar Jorge Heine pays tribute to Luciano Tomassini, a remarkable thinker, political scientist and analyst. Tomassini died a little over a year go in Santiago, Chile.

Latin American Program in the News: As Colombian Drug Gangs Collapse, Mexican Cartels Get Tons of Cheap Coke

Fellow Daniel Rico remarks on the increased competition between Colombia's Bacrim as the suppliers of cocaine and the strengthening of Mexican cartels were as buyers and traffickers of illicit substances into the United States.

Latin American Program in the News: Presente y futuro del proceso de paz

The Woodrow Wilson Center and Fundación Ideas para la Paz invited Enrique Santos Calderón and Marta Ruíz to speak on the Colombian Peace Process. (In Spanish)

Eric Olson Testified Before the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs

Eric L. Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, joined a panel of experts in testifying before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs on examining and addressing the root causes behind the rise in apprehensions at the southern border

Latin American Program in the News: Colombia Rebels' Post-conflict Role a Key Issue in Peace Talks

In Oslo, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, and the government will also focus on agrarian reform and victims' rights, among other issues. Steve Dudley, Wilson Center Fellow, voiced optimism that Colombia could avoid a new wave of killings if a peace accord is signed.

Latin American Program in the News: "América Latina no prioriza recursos para la prevención de drogas"

In this interview, Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón discusses what he considers a lack of focus on prevention in drug policies in Latin America. This article is in Spanish.

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