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The Latin American Program and its institutes on Mexico and Brazil serve as a bridge between the United States and Latin America, providing a nonpartisan forum for experts from throughout the region and the world to discuss the most critical issues facing the Hemisphere.more

The Latest from the Latin American Program

Taxation and Equitable Economic Development: A Historical Note

Publication //
Dec 01, 2014
A paper based on Vito Tanzi's presentation at the August 28, 2014 LAP event, "Colombia: Hacia una nueva reforma tributaria," in Bogota, Colombia. more

Reaching Across the Pacific: Latin America and Asia in the New Century

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Nov 30, 2014
This publication focuses on the rapidly expanding relations between Asian and Latin American countries, with chapters focusing on Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and the region at large. more
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A Mixed Bag: The Impact of Falling Oil Prices

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Nov 19, 2014
When it comes to falling oil prices, good news at the pump could be very bad news when it comes to geopolitics. Many oil exporting nations could be facing fiscal and political calamity if prices were to drop and remain at levels lower than $100 per barrel. A panel of topic and regional experts discussed the situation during a recent Wilson Center event. That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND. more

Colombia Suspends Peace Talks With Rebels After General’s Capture

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Nov 19, 2014
This article quotes Latin American Program Director Cynthia Arnson on the halted peace talks in Colombia following the guerrillas' seizure of a Colombian military general. more

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