Latin America Publications

Bolivia: Social Movements, Populism, and Democracy

Jul 07, 2011
Bolivia has become a focal point of the academic discourse on the ‘New Left' in Latin America and this report aims to explore the dynamic between social movements as governing bodies, the populist rhetoric of Evo Morales' administration, and the implications for Bolivian democracy. more

An Analysis of Trends: Latin America and the Caribbean Economic Growth and the Environment, 2010–2020

Jul 07, 2011
As a foundation for improving the programmingof development assistance to the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) recently partnered with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars to identify and analyze key challenges and opportunities for development assistance in the LAC region through 2020. This paper summarizes the key trends identified and proposes some general lines of action for USAID's Missions in the region.Also available in Portuguese and Spanish.For the news digest on the report seminar, visit Emerging Trends in Environment and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean . more

Brazil as a Regional Power: Views from the Hemisphere

Jul 07, 2011
This report, based on a conference organized by the Latin American Program and the Brazil Institute, summarizes the multiple and complex perceptions held by Brazilians as well as a host of other countries in the region regarding Brazil's "emergence" as a regional and global power. more

Mexico in Transition

Jul 07, 2011
This volume offers several of the presentations from a May 2000 this conference which address political and social transition in Mexico, new directions in economic policy, and the changing nature of U.S.-Mexico relations. more

The Administration of President Mauricio Funes: A One Year Assessment

Jul 07, 2011
Stemming from a conference held in June 2008, this report provides a spectrum of opinions on the successes and challenges faced by El Salvador's President Mauricio Funes in his first year in office. 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.