Latin America Publications

Pillar IV of Beyond Merida: Addressing the Socio-Economic Causes of Drug Related Crime and Violence in Mexico

Jul 07, 2011
This paper is being released in preliminary form to inform the public about one key element in the strategy to address the underlying factors contributing to the violence and threats from organized. more

Las políticas sociales de la nueva (vieja) izquierda uruguaya

Jul 07, 2011
This publication explores the social policies of President Tabaré Vázquez' leftist Frente Amplio-Nueva Mayoría administration. This bulletin specifically examines measures on tax reform, welfare, national healthcare, wage boards, and education. more

Engaging Cuba: Policy Options for the United States, Europe, and the Western Hemisphere

Jul 07, 2011
This report summarizes the proceedings of an international conference held at the Woodrow Wilson Center that explored policy approaches to Cuba by the European Union, Canada, the United States, and Latin America. more

Today We March, Tomorrow We Vote: Latino Migrant Civic Engagement in L.A.

Jul 07, 2011
This report is part of a series on Latin American immigrant civic and political participation that looks at eight cities around the United States: Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Fresno, CA; Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles, CA; Omaha, NE; Tucson, AZ; and Washington, DC. The reports on each city describe the opportunities and barriers that Latino immigrants face in participating as civic and political actors in cities around the United States. more

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Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.