Associate Director Eric Olson comments on the impact that the Mérida Initiative has had in Mexico. (In Spanish)
We are pleased to announce this year's group of winners of the 2009 Woodrow Wilson Center-Washington Post Fellowship for Latin American Journalists. The fellowship provides an opportunity to conduct three weeks of reporting concerning hemispheric relations on an issue of importance to journalists' home countries, and works as an immersion program in the political culture of the U.S. capital.
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)
The goal of this publication is to contribute to the consolidation of democratic defense and promote regional integration towards a unified world. Topics include security and foreign policy in the Andes and the Americas, security setbacks and challenges, drug trafficking and hemispheric security, and new perspectives on drug trafficking in Bolivia.
An article in La Nación by Tomás Eloy Martínez featuring the Latin American Program.
Wilson Center expert, Juan Carlos Garzón, discusses the role the narcotrafficking is playing in the negotiations between the Colombian government and FARC. He says that narcotrafficking and the role that FARC has played in that has been exaggerated. This article is in Spanish.