June 19, 2014 Event, Fourth in USAID-Wilson Center Climate Change Adaptation Series
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in this article about the challenges of resettling unaccompanied minors who may be deported from the U.S. to Central America.
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in Bloomberg News on Santos' position in light of the peace talks and his recent reelection.
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson and President of the Inter-American Dialogue, Michael Shifter analyze what the key difficulties Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos will face in his second term.
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in The Miami Herald in regards to Colombia's Santos taking office.
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article explaining why the dangerous journey north outweighs the risks of staying behind.
President Barack Obama has said that the huge number of unaccompanied children who are coming to the United States from Central America represents an urgent humanitarian situation. He is right; the suffering of tens of thousands of children is unthinkable. The humanitarian crisis that President Obama refers to is, however, only the tip of the iceberg of what has been happening in this corridor of intense migration - Central America (Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador), Mexico and the United States - over the past two decades.
Associate Program Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in The Washington Post about how the lack of security on the freight trains, known as "The Beast", is one of the most obvious issues that must be tackled in order to enforce Mexico's role as a transit country.
Global Fellow Jorge Heine provides insight on potential Chinese investments in Chile in energy and infrastructure sectors.
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the US imposed visa bans on 20 Venezuelan officials, citing alleged human rights abuses. The timing of the sanctions could strengthen Maduro's anti-US credentials.