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Latin American Program in the News: Will Chávez’s Latin American legacy continue?

“I think it’s likely to continue and certainly continue in the case of Cuba,’’ said Cynthia Arnson
Central America Trip Report

Security and Trade in Central America

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars sponsored a congressional study trip to El Salvador and Guatemala from April 13 through April 18, 2009. It was organized by the Wilson Center on the Hill Program and the Latin American Program at the Wilson Center. The trip focused on two issues that are critical for the United States’ relationships with countries across Central America – security and economic development.

Energy and Development in South America: Conflict and Cooperation

In November 2007, experts on energy convened to discuss the role of energy resources as an instrument of cooperation or conflict in South America. The report explores the effects of the political and economic policy decisions of important energy producers on other energy-dependent, Latin American states.

Latin American Program in the News: Ecuador president mulls Julian Assange asylum bid

Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa is considering whether to grant Julian Assange's request for asylum, a move that would offend the United States and the European Union.

Border Insecurity in Central America's Northern Triangle

The recent surge in drug trafficking and violent crime in Central America has drawn a spotlight to the perennial problem of lawlessness along the borders of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Throughout their histories, governments in these countries have neglected their peripheries.

The External Sector of the Cuban Economy

This document examines the current state of Cuba's foreign trade, the development of international tourism, and Cuba's foreign investments and external finances.

Latin American Program in the News: "Analista: 'Venezuela enfrenta un momento crucial'"

In an interview with Voz de América, Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson discusses the current situation in Venezuela. This interview is in Spanish.

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