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Latin America 2015: Argentina Optimism, Venezuela Pessimism

Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in an article regarding the upcoming Argentine presidential elections.

[...] “It is … hard to imagine that whomever is elected as the next president will not make it a serious priority to reestablish the confidence of the international financial community by forging some agreement with the bondholders,” says Cynthia J. Arnson, Director, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. “Should that occur, the government will gain the greater confidence of both Argentine and international investors.” [...] To read the full article, click here.

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The Wilson Center’s prestigious Latin American Program provides non-partisan expertise to a broad community of decision makers in the United States and Latin America on critical policy issues facing the Hemisphere. The Program provides insightful and actionable research for policymakers, private sector leaders, journalists, and public intellectuals in the United States and Latin America. To bridge the gap between scholarship and policy action, it fosters new inquiry, sponsors high-level public and private meetings among multiple stakeholders, and explores policy options to improve outcomes for citizens throughout the Americas. Drawing on the Wilson Center’s strength as the nation’s key non-partisan forum, the Program serves as a trusted source of analysis and a vital point of contact between the worlds of scholarship and action.  Read more