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Tribute to Guillermo O'Donnell, 1936-2011

Dec 06, 2011
Guillermo O'Donnell, the foremost Latin American political scientist of the last 50 years and one of the world's leading scholars of comparative politics, passed away this week in his native Argentina.

Follow the Money: Drug Crime, Money Laundering, and Regional Security in Central America

Nov 17, 2011
Newly elected President of Guatemala Otto Perez Molina promised a crackdown on crime and drug-related violence but faces rampant corruption and one of the lowest tax bases in the hemisphere. An exclusive interview with former Guatemalan Vice President Eduardo Stein about the challenges ahead for his country and its President.

Woodrow Wilson Awards to Honor Javier Bours and Alejandro Marti in Mexico City

Nov 09, 2011
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will present awards to two exemplary citizens of Mexico for their strong commitment to the improvement of their community. Javier Bours, founder of Industrias Bachoco, will receive the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship, and Alejandro Martí, founder of SOS México, will receive the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service. The awards will be presented in a dinner ceremony to be held on November 15 in Mexico City.

Intern with the Latin American Program

Nov 07, 2011
The Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars seeks spring, summer, and fall interns with an interest in, coursework related to, and/or experience working on Latin American issues.

Mexico Institute Advisory Board Member Manuel Tamez interviews President Calderón on “Preguntale al Presidente” (In Spanish)

Sep 06, 2011
Manuel Tamez of Google-Mexico, a board member of the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, facilitated a virtual town hall meeting with President Felipe Calderón.

Luciano Tomassini and Latin America’s International Relations

Aug 19, 2011
Public Policy Scholar Jorge Heine pays tribute to Luciano Tomassini, a remarkable thinker, political scientist and analyst. Tomassini died a little over a year go in Santiago, Chile.

Mexico Institute offers employment opportunity

Jul 08, 2011
The incumbent will work with the Mexico Institute Director to develop a wide range of initiatives on Mexico, the U.S.-Mexico border, U.S.-Mexico economic integration, and migration.

U.S.-Central America Security Cooperation

May 25, 2011
Latin American Program Director Cynthia Arnson testified before the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control at the May 25, 2011 hearing "U.S.-Central America Security Cooperation." Her prepared remarks are here.

Woodrow Wilson Center-Washington Post Fellows Featured in Newspaper

Apr 01, 2011
For the third straight year, the Washington Post is featuring articles about Latin America from five 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.

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