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

Seguridad Ciudadana en México

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October 28, 2014 // 9:00am5:00pm
Taller sobre seguridad ciudadana en México organizado por el Woodrow Wilson Center, la Coorporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) y el Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey. more
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How Marijuana Regulation is Affecting Public Attitudes in Uruguay and Elsewhere

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February 24, 2015 // 9:00am11:00am
A discussion with three leading researchers from the Latin America Marijuana Research Initiative (LAMRI) who have just completed extensive field work and surveys about marijuana regulation in Uruguay. more
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Argentina’s Elections in the Shadow of the Death of Alberto Nisman

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Feb 27, 2015
Unrest continues to grow in Argentina over handling of the investigation of the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman. How will the situation affect the upcoming elections? And does the case have implications for the overall health of democracy in Argentina? Washington-based reporter, Paula Lugones provides insight and analysis in this edition of CONTEXT. more

Can the U.S. Have Normal Diplomatic Relations with Cuba?

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March 02, 2015 // 10:00am11:00am
Join us BY PHONE as three experts in the U.S. and Cuba discuss the results of these crucial talks and what might be done to put relations on a better path. more
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Latin America Elections: An Overview

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Feb 25, 2015
Latin America is in the midst of an election “super cycle” with various votes being cast during a period spanning 2014-2015. Wilson Center Latin American Program Director, Cynthia Arnson provides an overview. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW. more

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