Events

Corrupt Circles: A History of Unbound Graft in Peru

This book provides a historical view of Peruvian corruption, dating back to the country's colonial period. Quinoz demonstrates how corruption has been deeply embedded and costly for Peru's state institutions, hindering the country's development, and how this corruption aided by the readiness of both Peruvians and the international community to turn a blind eye.

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to receive Wilson Center Public Service Award

The Wilson Center announces a Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service to be presented to President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos

Latin American Program in the News: "Experto colombiano propone ir por 'peces gordos' del narcotráfico"

This article describes a new counter-narcotrafficking strategy (targeting "big fish" rather than "mules") discussed by Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón during the first Reunión Ministerial sobre el Problema Mundial de las Drogas de la Cominidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac). This article is in Spanish.

Peace Processes

The resolution of armed conflict through a peace process has been a focus of the Program’s work and continues to be an important area of study for understanding post-conflict democratic transitions and efforts in consolidation.

Brazil Project Fosters Understanding

Brazil Project Director Luis Bitencourt tells of the important work his Project embarks on to help foster Brazil-U.S. relations.

Part IV of the Latino Vote: A Look Ahead

In our final chapter, Roberto Suro looks beyond the headlines of 2012 to identify the most important trend lines reshaping the dynamics of U.S. elections.

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