Cynthia Arnson is quoted in an Associated Press article discussing the impact that the outpouring of emotion over Hugo Chávez's precarious health will have in Venezuelan politics.
Lead Article: Paths to Regional Integration - The Case of Mercosur
This essay explores the dual "fault lines" in Latin American democracy that have contributed to the rise of new popular and leftist movements.
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted on the recent wave of Central American migrants.
“Even though the priorities and concerns are the same, the Americas are not as synchronized as we would like and there is still a lot of work to do”, was the first conclusion from the secretary general of the Organization of Americas State (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, in regards to the hemispheric encounter in Cartagena. During the conference organized at the Woodrow Wilson Center, in Washington DC, Insulza emphasized that “we have to find ways of cooperation in pending themes and that is what is going to determine if this is going to be a decade of success for the Americas”. (in Spanish)