Central America News
Nov 21, 2014
This article discusses Fundesa's proposal to adopt strategies in Guatemala, modeled after those implemented in New York under Mayor Giuliani, to reduce crime and violence. A reference is made to the Wilson Center and a conference paper for the Latin American Program. This article is in Spanish.
Assistant Secretary Lago at the Inter-American Development Bank’s Forum on Promoting Growth and Development in Central America
Nov 19, 2014
This article mentions Cynthia Arnson’s participation in the Inter-American Development Bank’s forum, “Investing in Central America: Opening Up Opportunities for Growth.”
Nov 19, 2014
Eric Olson is quoted in this article about the potential impact of President Obama's immigration reform on migration from Central America.
Nov 02, 2014
This article about State Department Counselor Tom Shannon's trip to the Northern Triangle references the Latin American Program's October 30th event on crime prevention in Central America. This article is in Spanish.
Sep 22, 2014
Eric Olson is quoted in this article about the corruption cases of former President Francisco Flores in El Salvador and Mario Zelaya, former head of the Honduran Institute of Social Security.
Sep 22, 2014
Cynthia J. Arnson, director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in this article about the recent wave of child migrants and other current issues in the region.
Sep 09, 2014
This article about violence and organized crime in Central America, and its effect on migration, quotes Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson.
Sep 05, 2014
The Latin American Program's report "Drug Trafficking Organizations in Central America: Transportistas, Mexican Cartels and Maras", written by former Latin AMerican Program Fellow Steven Dudley, is cited in this article on gangs in El Salvador. This article is in Spanish.
Sep 02, 2014
This article, which addresses the U.S. and Central American response to the crisis stemming from the recent wave of unaccompanied minors migrating to the United States, quotes Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson's remarks during the July 24, 2014 event "Migration of Central American Minors: Causes and Solutions."
Aug 31, 2014
The Latin American Program's recent event "Perspectivas políticas de la reforma fiscal en Costa Rica" is described in this article about the possible implementation of a Value Added Tax in Costa Rica. This article is in Spanish.