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Training a New Generation of Leaders

To assess the state of public policy education in Latin America, the Wilson Center launched a research project to survey the institutional capacity for graduate level training in public policy in Latin America and the United States. This publication is the result and offers an overview of public policy education in Latin America while providing a groundwork for future efforts to improve its quality in the region.

Latin American Program in the News: What did Chavez leave for Maduro

This article mentioned the Cynthia Arnson’s piece on Venezuela published on PBS. “The economy in Venezuela cannot afford anymore the government working as in the Chavez period. Maduro needs to make adjustments in economic policies, especially improving the productive efficiency in the Department of Petroleum,” starts the article in Chinese. (In Chinese)

Latin American Program in the News: Propuesta de legalizar drogas es "distracción", dice zar antridrogas de EEUU

Gil Kerlikowske’s comments on the legalization of drugs were quoted in this article. Kerlikowske participated in the National Conversation: “Drug Policy: A 21st Century Approach to Reform” held at the Wilson Center. (In Spanish)

Participatory Innovation and Representative Democracy in Latin America

This empirically grounded collection examines the growth of participatory institutions in Latin American democracy and how such institutions affect representative government. Selee and Peruzzotti analyze specific cases in Mexico, Bolivia, Chile, Brazil, and Argentina.

U.S. Lawmakers Probe Root Causes of Border Crisis

Associate Director Eric L. Olson's comments at a Congressional hearing of the Senate Homeland Security Committee are quoted in this article.

Latin American Program in the News: Presente y futuro del proceso de paz

The Woodrow Wilson Center and Fundación Ideas para la Paz invited Enrique Santos Calderón and Marta Ruíz to speak on the Colombian Peace Process. (In Spanish)

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