Cynthia Arnson said Maduro won't be able to harness "Chavismo" as Chavez did so successfully, but she expects him to win any upcoming presidential vote.
“Any successor would have to prove he’s more Chavista than Chavez himself,” said Arnson.
Director Cynthia Arnson provided commentary on the Colombian peace talks.
Director Cynthia Arnson was mentioned for her emphasis on the need for the Obama administration to engage the region constructively and adopt a sensible alternative for the "War on Drugs."
Director Cynthia Arnson urges the US to work creatively and honestly to address issues of importance to the region as well as to the United States, and to abandon a regional engagement based on unilateral imposition.
Director Cynthia Arnson was quoted in her remarks on the level of uncertainty within Venezuela regarding Hugo Chávez's successor.
Director Cynthia Arnson was quoted in her remarks about Correa's leadership, which has populist and personalistic facets.
Director Cynthia Arnson remarked upon Ecuador's need of outside capital in order to continue to develop the oil industry and remain competitive.
Director Cynthia Arnson writes a book review of Hal Brands' Latin America's Cold War History.
Latin American Program in the News: Arnson ’76 Edits Book On Postwar Democratization in Latin AmericaMar 04, 2013
Director Cynthia Arnson was mentioned for her book, which focuses on the relationship of internal armed conflict to postwar democratization in Latin America, centering on Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru.