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Woodrow Wilson Awards to Honor Javier Bours and Alejandro Marti in Mexico City

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will present awards to two exemplary citizens of Mexico for their strong commitment to the improvement of their community. Javier Bours, founder of Industrias Bachoco, will receive the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship, and Alejandro Martí, founder of SOS México, will receive the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service. The awards will be presented in a dinner ceremony to be held on November 15 in Mexico City.

The Politics of Education Sector Reforms: Cross-National Comparisons

This report summarizes findings on education sector reforms from case studies of reform efforts in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Venezuela.

Latin American Program in the News: Screen Travelers in Advance, and Focus on Real Dangers

Eric Olson's take on U.S.-Mexico border security featured in the NYT's "Room for Debate"

Latin American Program in the News: Corporate Earnings Take Latin American Hit

Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the devaluation of currency in Latin America and its impact on American companies in the region.

Latin American Program in the News: What’s going to happen in Venezuela after the Elections?

As the presidential elections approach in Venezuela, the question of what will happen, depending on the outcome of the elections, is more latent than ever. [SPANISH]

Latin American Program in the News: Honduras Presidential Vote Disputed as Zelaya Says Wife Won

Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, ousted in a 2009 coup, rejected official election results showing his wife, Xiomara Castro, losing the presidential vote with more than half the precincts reporting.

Latin American Program in the News: "Salvadorans in U.S. Get a Chance to Vote for Their Top Leader Back Home for First Time"

In this article about the 2014 presidential election in El Salvador (held February 2, 2014), Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson discusses the likely results.

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