Events

Enter the Dragon? China's Presence in Latin America

This report examines China's presence in Latin America from the perspectives of both regions. It pays special attention to the nature of the economic and geopolitical relationship, and how the U.S. should respond to China's growing presence in its own "backyard."

Latin American Program in the News: Colombia’s BACRIM: On the Road to Extinction?

InSight Crime covers a new report by Daniel Rico on the decline of Colombia's organized crime and drug-trafficking groups, Bacrim.

Understanding Populism and Political Participation: The Case of Venezuela

Commissioned as part of the Latin American Program's Project on Democratic Governance and the 'New Left' in Latin America, these papers examine new forms of political participation and state-civil society interaction in Venezuela in the context of debates over participatory versus representative democracy.

Central American Leaders Preview Obama Meeting

The Wall Street Journal mentions the Latin American Program event "Migration of Central American Minors: Causes and Solutions" in light of the Northern Triangle's Presidential meeting with Obama.

Latin American Program in the News: Dialogue with the FARC should speed up to retain credibility (Santos’ brother)

In an event at the Wilson Center, Enrique Santos indicated that the FARC should move the peace dialogues along or they could lose credibility. (In Spanish)

Latin American Program Working Paper Series (101-150)

Includes those published 1979 - 1985. To request a working paper by mail, send an email with your name, address, and number of the working paper to lap@wilsoncenter.org.

Latin American Program in the News: "Chilean Cardinals Close to Pope Stained by Abuse Cover-ups"

Latin American Program Board Member and Senior Scholar Alexander Wilde is quoted in this article about allegations that two Chilean cardinals were involved in covering up sexual abuse.

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