In This Issue...
Award for Public
Organized by the Latin American Program
New York, NY
September 24, 2013
Guadalupe Arizpe de
De La Vega
Award for Public
President of Cementos
Award for Corporate Citizenship
Organized by the Latin Mexico Institute
June 10, 2013
Sep. 24: Wilson Awards Dinner Honoring President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia
Oct. 15: Taxation and Equality in Mexico in Mexico City
Oct. 30: What Happens When Governments Negotiate with Criminal Organizations? An Analysis of Latin America’s Experience
Latin American Populism in the Twenty-First Century
Carlos de la Torre and
Cynthia J. Arnson, eds
Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century
and Mark Ungar, eds.
Transitions from Authoritarian Rule: Tentative Conclusions about Uncertain Democracies
with a new foreward by Cynthia J. Arnson and Abraham F. Lowenthal Guillermo O’Donnell and Philippe C. Schmitter
Mexico & the United States: The Politics of Partnership
Peter Smith and
Andrew Selee, eds.
Seguridad Y Populismo Punitivo en América Latina
Carlos Basombrío Iglesias and Lucía Dammert
Opciones Para Mejorar La Seguridad Ciudadana y Responder a La Violencia Juvenil en Centro América
Carlos Basombrío Iglesias, Verónica Colón-Rosario, Christine Zaino, and Cynthia J. Arnson
Seguridad Democrática: De Las Propuestas a la Implementación de Políticas Públicas
The Effects of Drug-War Related Violence on Mexico’s Press and Democracy
La Diáspora Criminal: La Difusión Transnacional del Crimen Organizado y Cómo Contener su Expansión
Juan Carlos Garzón, Gema Santamaría, Daniel Rico, and Marianna Olinger
U.S. Firearms Trafficking to Guatemala and Mexico
Criminal Procedure Reform in Mexico: Where Things Stand Now
Matthew C. Ingram
The State of the Border Report: A Comprehensive Analysis of the
Erik Lee and Christopher Wilson, eds.
Mexico Matters: Change in Mexico and Its Impact Upon the United States
Report on Second Brazilian Congressional Study Mission on Innovation
Tax Reform in Latin America: A Long-Term Assessment
Op-Eds & Media Highlights
Read more about our staff, scholars, and afffilates' major media appearances:
- Op-Eds for Politico, CNN, and others
- Cynthia Arnson quoted in the Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times, CNN, and others
- Eric Olson quoted in the Los Angeles Times, CBS News, and others
- Paulo Sotero quoted in the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, and others
- Chris Wilson quoted in the Bloomberg, The New York Times, and others
- Duncan Wood quoted in the Financial Times, Washington Post, and others
- China in Latin America: Public Impressions and Policy Implications
- Media quotations from Program Fellows, Scholars, Experts, and Affiliates
See more media appearance from our staff and affiliates:
Mr. Jorge R. Peschiera, the government official in change of Peru's debt negotiations in the 1990s has taken issue with the statements regarding those negotiations and his own role in them as described in the book Corrupt Circles by Mr. Alfonso Quiroz. You can read more about Mr. Peschiera's objections and comments by the books author by clicking here.
Carlos de la Torre and Cynthia Arnson, eds., Latin American Populism in the Twenty-First Century, Wilson Center Press and Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
Katherine Hite and Mark Ungar, eds., Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century, Wilson Center Press and Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
Guillermo O’Donnell and Philippe C. Schmitter, Transitions from Authoritarian Rule: Tentative Conclusions about Uncertain Democracies, with a new forward by Cynthia J. Arnson and Abraham F. Lowenthal, Johns Hopkins University Press, new edition 2013.
Peter Smith and Andrew Selee, eds. Mexico & the United States: The Politics of Partnership. Wilson Center Press and Lynne Rienner, 2013.
Eric Olson, “Regional Security Cooperation: An Examination of the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI) and the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI), House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere. Wednesday, June 19, 2013.
Duncan Wood, "Security Cooperation in Mexico: Examining the Next Steps in the U.S.-Mexico Security Relationship," U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere and Global Narcotics Affairs. Tuesday, June 18, 2013).
Duncan Wood, “The Importance of Ratifying the Trans-boundary Hydrocarbons Agreement,” Subcommittee Hearing: U.S. Energy Security: Enhancing Partnerships with Mexico and Canada, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives. March 14, 2013.
Reports, Bulletins & Book Chapters
Carlos Basombrío Iglesias and Lucía Dammert, “Seguridad Y Populismo Punitivo en America Latina,” March 2013.
Carlos Basombrío Iglesias and Lucía Dammert, "Changing the Approach to Crime and Violence in Latin America,” March 2013.
Carlos Basombrío Iglesias, Verónica Colón-Rosario, Christine Zaino, and Cynthia J. Arnson “Opciones Para Mejorar La Seguridad Ciudadana y Responder a La Violencia Juvenil en Centro América,” March 2013.
Lucía Dammert, “Seguridad Democrática: De Las Propuestas a la Implementación de Políticas Públicas,” March 2013.
Emily Edmonds-Poli, “The Effects of Drug-War Related Violence on Mexico’s Press and Democracy,” April 2013.
Juan Carlos Garzón, Gema Santamaría, Daniel Rico, and Marianna Olinger, La Diáspora Criminal: La Difusión Transnacional del Crimen Organizado y Cómo Contener su Expansión, Wilson Center. 2013.
Colby Goodman, “U.S. Firearms Trafficking to Guatemala and Mexico,” April 2013.
Matthew C. Ingram, “Criminal Procedure Reform in Mexico: Where Things Stand Now,” 2013.
Erik Lee and Christopher Wilson, eds., The State of the Border Report: A Comprehensive Analysis of the U.S.-Mexico Border, Mexico Institute, El Colegio de la Frontra Norte, and Arizona State University, May 2013.
Luis Rubio, Mexico Matters: Change in Mexico and Its Impact Upon the United States, Mexico Institute, 2013.
Paulo Sotero, “Brazil’s Measured Rise: Year in Review 2012,” Encyclopedia Britannica, February 1, 2013.
Paulo Sotero, ed., “Could the Brazil-Turkey Mediation on Iran Have Resulted in a Better Outcome?” Winter 2013.
Paulo Sotero, ed., “Report on the Brazil-United States Judicial Dialogue,” Winter 2013.
Paulo Sotero, ed., “Report on Second Brazilian Congressional Study Mission on Innovation,” Spring 2013.
Vito Tanzi, “Tax Reform In Latin America: A Long-Term Assessment,” May 2013.
Christopher Wilson, “Toward Regional Competitiveness Agenda: U.S.–Mexico Trade and Investments: How trade and investments are strategic drives of the U.S.-Mexico relationship,” in Diana Villiers Negroponte, ed. The End of Nostalgia: Mexico Confronts the Challenges of Global Competition. Brookings Institution Press, June 2013.
Duncan Wood, “Energy Challenges for the Pena Nieto Administration – An examination of the serious decline in petroleum reserves in Mexico,” in Diana Villiers Negroponte, ed. The End of Nostalgia: Mexico Confronts the Challenges of Global Competition. Brookings Institution Press, June 2013.
Reports, Bulletins & Book Chapters
Demetrios G. Papademetriou, Doris Meissner, and Eleanor Sohnen, Thinking Regionally to Compete Globally: Leveraging Migration & Human Capital in the U.S., Mexico, and Central America, Final Report of the Regional Migration Study Group, Woodrow Wilson Center and Migration Policy Institute, May 2013.
The research papers in the series are available here.
Fellows, Public Policy Scholars & Visiting Experts
The Latin American Program is pleased to welcome the following Wilson Center Fellows for the 2013 – 2014 academic year:
- Donny Meertens, Associate Professor, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia. “Women’s Access to Land under Colombia’s Victims Law: Practice and Theory of Transitional Justice, Gender, and Development.”
- Allison Brysk, Mellichamp Chair in Global Governance, Global and International Studies Program, University of California, Santa Barbara. ”Women’s Rights as Human Rights: Constructing Political Will.”
- Maria Cristina Garcia, Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Cornell University. “Refuge in Post-Cold War America.”
We also bid farewell to our 2012-2013 Fellows:
- Jeffery Paige, University of Michigan
- Steven Dudley, InSight Crime
- Laura Gómez-Mera, University of Miami
- Gail Triner, Rutgers University
Public Policy Scholars and Visiting Experts
The Latin American Program is pleased to host three Public Policy Scholars and Visiting Experts during Summer 2013:
- Richard Feinberg, Professor of International Political Economy, University of California, San Diego, focuses on two particular issues: Asia-Latin America trade relations and Cuban economic reforms.
- Juan Carlos Garzón, Visiting Expert at the Wilson Center and a researcher for the United Nations Development Programme’s “Human Development Report for Latin America 2013.” He has previously been a consultant for the Latin American Program.
- Miguel Angel Jiménez, Ph.D. London School of Economics. “Labour Markets Integration within NAPP.” (Wilson Center –COMEXI Scholar) (Program Affiliation: Mexico Institute) (July 8, 2013 – August 30, 2013)
Don Eugenio Garza Lagüera Scholars
Cooperatively organized by Georgetown University, Monterrey Tec, and the Wilson Center, this program brings professors and doctoral students from Monterrey Tec's Graduate School of Administration (EGAP) to Washington, DC for a month each year. During their stay in Washington, the scholars conduct research at Georgetown University and participate in Wilson Center activities. The program is named in honor of the memory of Eugenio Garza Lagüera, longtime Chairman of the Board of Monterrey Tec and Chairman and CEO of FEMSA, who received the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Social Responsibility in 2008. More →
- Dr. René Cabral Torres, Associate Professor, EGAP
- Dr. Eduardo Rodríguez-Oreggia, Director, Doctorate in Public Policy EGAP, EdoMex
Soledad García Ayala, Ph.D. Candidate
Franco Jair González Quiroga, Ph.D. Candidate
The Latin American Program, Mexico Institute, and Brazil Institute thank our Summer 2013 interns for their hard work:
- Rita Kerbaj, Mt. Holyoke University
- Arjun Chaudhuri, University of St. Andrews
- Carolina Cardenas, Tufts University
- José Gerardo Silva Elizalde, University of Chicago
We also thank our Spring 2013 interns for their help and support:
- Gabriel Hurst, Georgetown University
- Pedro Ramirez, University of Southern California
- Ashley García, Georgetown University
- Christopher Martin, University of Colorado
- José Gerardo Silva Elizalde, University of Chicago
- Michael Dantas, University of Brasília