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


Migration of Central American Minors: Causes and Solutions

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July 24, 2014 // 11:30am12:30pm
Foreign Ministers of Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala, will join us to discuss the regional perspective to the humanitarian crisis and unaccompanied minors. more

Why are Thousands of Central American Children Risking their Lives to Reach the United States?: A View from Honduras

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July 23, 2014 // 9:00am11:00am
What is compelling families and children to set out on such a risky journey north when their future in the United States is so uncertain? more

6 Questions We Have About Gov. Rick Perry's Border Plan

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Jul 23, 2014
Program Director Cynthia Arnson provides a quote on the root causes of the immigration crisis. more

Cynthia Arnson on the unaccompanied minors crisis.

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Jul 22, 2014
Program Director Cynthia Arnson provides an interview with KTAR on the unaccompanied minors crisis. more

“Guerra contra las drogas”: la de ellos bien, la de nosotros mal

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Jul 21, 2014
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón discusses why he believes ending the drug war in Colombia would enable the redefinition of the political strategy in regards to the drug problem. This article is in Spanish. more

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