Latin America Publications

Brazil's SIVAM: As It Monitors the Amazon, Will It Fulfill its Human Security Promise?

Jul 07, 2011
As Brazil implements its System for Vigilance of the Amazon (SIVAM), the country's leadership touts it as a major effort towards achieving its national security objectives, but lack of transparency and participation raise concerns. more

Interests, Institutions, and Reformers: The Politics of Education Decentralization in Mexico

Jul 07, 2011
This paper uses Mexico as a case for exploring the introduction of education reform in a hostile political environment. more

Combating Corruption in Latin America

Jul 07, 2011
As corruption continues to threaten the consolidation of democracies in Latin America, authors from across the world examine the relationship between democratic and market reforms and corruption, including national strategies for its reduction. They discuss the nature, methods, and historical antecedents of today's corrupt practices. more

Crime, Violence, and Security in the Caribbean

Jul 07, 2011
Summary of an event held on October 30, 2007. A group of specialists and practitioners gathered to reflect on how crime and violence in the Caribbean have typically been addressed, and to discuss ways in which to devise and implement new approaches to problems of social cohesion, urban crime, and insecurity. 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.