This article about Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López quotes Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson talking about López's political views.
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.
"Is this the end for chavismo? There is no doubt that with the events of this week Venezuela has entered a new and troubling phase in the chavista revolution," writes Eric Olson.
Latin American Program in the News: "Woodrow Wilson Center hará estudios sobre problema de las drogas en Guatemala"Feb 18, 2014
This article describes plans for two upcoming Latin American Program studies, due to be published in May, coordinated by Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón. The article is in Spanish.
Latin American Program in the News: "Se inicia con dos estudios sobre 'el problema de las drogas en Guatemala'"Feb 18, 2014
The Foreign Ministry of Guatemala has announced that work will begin this week on two studies by Latin American Program scholars, coordinated by Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón. This article is in Spanish.
Anti-government protesters clashed with police in Venezuela, leaving three people shot to death and many injured.
The February 6, 2014 edition of the Pan-American Post News Brief references the Latin American Program's publication “One Goal, Two Struggles: Confronting Crime and Violence in Mexico and Colombia" and the comparison of security lessons from both countries.
An article in the Winter 2013 issue of the journal Social Research, written by former Fellow Mark Ungar, cites two Latin American Program publications on organized crime, one written by Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón in 2008 and another edited by Garzón and Associate Director Eric Olson in 2013.
Roberto Brodsky, a panelist at the Latin American Program's Elections in Latin America event, was interviewed by Club de Prensa's Juan Carlos Iragorri and Muni Jensen about the prospects for education reform in Chile.
Latin American Program in the News: "¿Por qué la izquierda se quedó fuera de la segunda vuelta en Costa Rica?"Feb 04, 2014
In this discussion with Club de Prensa, Associate Director Eric L. Olson comments on the results of the first round of the Costa Rican presidential election and the implications for the second round.