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Woodrow Wilson Center and The Washington Post Fellowship for Latin American Journalists

Apr 14, 2010
The application process for the Woodrow Wilson Center-Washington Post Fellowship for Latin American Journalists is open until May 28, 2010.

Catastrophes in our Midst

Mar 11, 2010
The Latin American Program joins the people and governments of Haiti and Chile in mourning the staggering losses from recent earthquakes.

Piñera Won. Will He Uphold Chile's Post-Pinochet Moral Legacy?

Jan 19, 2010
Chileans have elected a president from the political Right for the first time in more than a half-century. Senior Scholar Alex Wilde explores what this means for Chile in an op-ed in the Christian Science Monitor.

Woodrow Wilson Center-Washington Post Fellows Featured in Newspaper

Dec 22, 2009
The Washington Post is featuring articles about Latin America by the 2009 class of Woodrow Wilson Center-Washington Post Fellows. The program brings professional journalists from Latin America to Washington for a three-week exchange of dialogue and professional development.

Wilson Center Honors Senator Edward Kennedy's Contributions to Human Rights in Latin America

Aug 26, 2009
The Woodrow Wilson Center joins the family of Senator Edward Kennedy and the entire nation in mourning his passing. We remember with special appreciation his tireless efforts on behalf of human rights in Latin America.

Winners of Journalism Fellowship Announced

Aug 12, 2009
We are pleased to announce this year's group of winners of the 2009 Woodrow Wilson Center-Washington Post Fellowship for Latin American Journalists. The fellowship provides an opportunity to conduct three weeks of reporting concerning hemispheric relations on an issue of importance to journalists' home countries, and works as an immersion program in the political culture of the U.S. capital.

Weak Institutions and the Honduran Crisis

Jul 10, 2009
Cynthia Arnson, director of the Latin American Program, analyzes the sequence of events that triggered the current political crisis in Honduras, and explains both the immediate and broader context for the military's removal of President Manuel Zelaya from power. She presented these remarks before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere on July 10.

Combating Organized Crime in Mexico and Latin America

Mar 19, 2009
Organized crime in Mexico has caused an estimated 11,000 deaths between 2005 and 2008. To draw lessons on dealing with crime and drug trafficking from the experiences of other countries, the Latin American Program sponsored the conference, "International Efforts to Combat Organized Crime."

Washington Post-Woodrow Wilson Center Fellows Featured in Newspaper

Oct 29, 2008
The Washington Post features articles about Latin America by the five Washington Post-Woodrow Wilson Center Fellows. The program brings professional journalists from Latin America to Washington, D.C. for a two-week exchange of dialogue and professional development.

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