Despite the tenuous state of public security in Mexico and the impact the U.S. economic recession has had on the country, Mexico has been successful at boosting its economic performance, while at the same time demonstrating innovation in its agricultural, aerospace, automobile manufacturing and energy sectors.
This report summarizes a November 2004 conference co-sponsored by the Organization of American States that discussed the role the media plays in the consolidation of democracy.
Latin American Program's Fall 2012 newsletter.
Latin American Program in the News: EEUU busca reforzar presencia en A. Latina y pide ser observador de Alianza del Pacífico
Cynthia Arnson’s comments on Biden’s trip to Latin America were quoted in this article. “Latin America and specially South America are seen now as an opportunity instead of a problem,” Arnson said. [in Spanish]
#17 Shoes, OPIC, and the Unquestioning Persuasion: A Look at Multinational Corporations in U.S.-Brazilian Relations
The White House Office on National Drug Control Policy said that Colombia is no longer the largest producer of cocaine in the world. Peru and Bolivia produced more cocaine in 2011 than Colombia.
Latin America: Integration or Fragmentation?, The Global Dynamics of Biofuels, The United States and Mexico: Strategic Partners or Distant Neighbors?, and more!
This summary was written by Christine Zaino, Program Associate, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson Center and Program Director Cynthia Arnson. It is based on the report, "Seguridad y Populismo Punitivo en América Latina: Lecciones Corroboradas, Constataciones Novedosas y Temas Emergentes," by Latin American Program consultants Carlos Basombrío and Lucía Dammert.