In this op-ed from the Los Angeles Times, Andrew Selee argues that illegal immigration is'nt what it used to be. As Congress debates immigration reform, it is worth taking a look at what's changed.
Latin American Program in the News: Researchers Examine Nurse Migration In North, Central America As Way To Strengthen Health SystemsApr 02, 2013
This article features the new report convened by the Latin American Program at the Wilson Center and the Migration Policy Institute (MPI). The report explores the international phenomenon of nurse migration as well as analyzes the health care sector in the countries involved.
This article analyzes the image of China in Latin America according to a survey presented in the Wilson Center.
Associate Director, Eric L. Olson, weighs in on the U.S.-Mexican revision of the Mérida Initiative.
Associate Director Eric Olson comments on the impact that the Mérida Initiative has had in Mexico. (In Spanish)
Director Cynthia J. Arnson comments on the agglutinating effect of anti-American accusations coming out of Maduro's election campaign which, in her views, are being used to unite the chavista base.
Latin American Program in the News: Venezuela Stops Communication With U.S. Diplomat Roberta JacobsonMar 28, 2013
Director Cynthia J. Arnson weighs in on the troubled U.S.-Venezuelan diplomatic relationship and instability.
Director Cynthia Arnson comments on the first 100 days of some of the region's presidents, highlighting how they endeavored to differentiate themselves from prior administrations via innovative policies and a change in diplomatic tone (In Spanish).
Latin American Program consultant, Colby Goodman, commented on a new study that has been recently published, which provides new conceptual tools for understanding the phenomenon of arms trafficking and potential approaches to stemming it.
Latin American Program in the News: Global Insider: Guatemala Security Reform Shows Mixed Results Under Pérez MolinaMar 15, 2013
In an email interview, Christine Zaino, program associate, and Cynthia Arnson, director, discussed Guatemala’s role in the drug trade and recent security reforms