About the Latin American Program

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

New Americas Quarterly Released: Higher Education and Competitiveness

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Jul 29, 2014
Program Director Cynthia Arnson has an article on Colombia in this edition of the journal "Americas Quarterly." more

Why Putin was in Latin America

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Jul 28, 2014
"Indeed, despite U.S. President Barack Obama’s suggestion earlier this year that Russia is merely a “regional power,” a recent visit to Latin America underscored that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s interests don’t end in Europe’s backyard," writes Public Policy Scholar Diane Negroponte. more

Border Crisis

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Jul 28, 2014
Associate Program Director Eric Olson is quoted about the extent to which money will be used efficiently in the U.S. plan to deter unaccompanied minors from continuing to enter the U.S. more

U.S. Is The Largest But Not The Only Recipient Of Central American Immigrants In Latest Surge

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Jul 28, 2014
Associate Director Eric Olson provides a quote on the influx of unaccompanied minors to countries like Nicaragua and Costa Rica. more

It's tough to live without hope

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Jul 27, 2014
Associate Director Eric Olson provides a quote on factors that have led to a steady increase in migration flows. more

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