Santos has made ending the conflict a goal of his administration, and the challenge has been operating under conditions that are conducive for meaningful talks and not for a charade.
The Colombian government says it has embarked on “exploratory talks” with rebel commanders to end one of the world’s oldest armed conflicts.
Director Cynthia Arnson was invited onto Al-Jazeera to discuss the negotiations with FARC insurgents begun by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.
Ecuadorian President Correa’s decision to grant asylum to Julian Assange is bringing his country’s relationship with the U.S. (its top trading partner) to a new low.
How can corruption in Latin America be reduced, if not eliminated? Several experts respond to this critical question including our Director Cynthia Arnson.
Director of the Latin America Program Cynthia Arnson was asked to comment on the Esquipulas II Peace Accords and the possibility of an Esquipulas III.
Director Cynthia J. Arnson discusses why she thinks Rafael Correa has been so protective of Assange.
Latin American Program in the News: Countdown to 7-0: Assessing the Implications of Venezuela's Presidential ElectionAug 22, 2012
CNP President Scott Bates, Cynthia Arnson and Ambassador Roger F. Noriega discuss the global impact of Venezuela's upcoming Presidential election.
Latin American Program in the News: Former Presidents Arias and Cerezo and OAS Secretary General Insulza Commemorate the Anniversary of the Esquipulas AgreementsAug 14, 2012
Cynthia Arnson participated in the 49th Lecture of the Americas on the theme “25 Years After the Esquipulas Agreements: Opportunities and Challenges in Central America.”
Latin American Program in the News: Central American peace accord celebrates 25 years, but has it brought peace?Aug 09, 2012
Twenty-five years have passed since the Esquipulas peace agreement signing, which ended political turmoil but did not lead to peaceful societies.