Latin America News

Entre Beijing y Brisbane

Nov 20, 2014
In this article, Latin American Program Global Fellow Jorge Heine discusses the recent APEC summit and Chilean-Chinese relations. This article is in Spanish.

Guatemala’s former Vice President Eduardo Stein bids for top job at troubled OAS

Nov 19, 2014
This article discusses the Latin American Program's October 16th event on the OAS Leadership transition, which featured the Honorable Eduardo Stein Barillas.

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.”

Fresh surge of migrants possible if news stirs hope, some predict

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.

Colombia Suspends Peace Talks With Rebels After General’s Capture

Nov 18, 2014
This article quotes Latin American Program Director Cynthia Arnson on the halted peace talks in Colombia following the guerrillas' seizure of a Colombian military general.

President of Colombia Halts Peace Talks With Rebels After General Is Seized

Nov 17, 2014
This New York Times article quotes Latin American Program Director Cynthia Arnson on the recent breakdown of the Colombia peace process.

El proceso de paz, en coma inducido

Nov 17, 2014
In this article, Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón discusses the recent breakdown of Colombia's peace process following the guerrillas' seizure of an army general . This article is in Spanish.
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Preserving the Amazon: A Race Against Time

Nov 13, 2014
Researchers from the United States and the state of São Paulo met at a FAPESP (Foundation for Research Support of the State of São Paulo) symposium in Washington, DC to present the latest findings from their studies of the Amazon. The “FAPESP-U.S. Collaborative Research on the Amazon” meeting was organized in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy and the Brazil Institute of the Wilson Center. One of the featured speakers was noted biodiversity expert, Tom Lovejoy. We spoke with him about the state of the Amazon and efforts to preserve its endangered ecosystem.

Heine: "No hemos recibido ningún reclamo de China por negociación del TPP"

Nov 12, 2014
In this article, Latin American Program Global Fellow Jorge Heine discusses how the TPP affects the relationship between China and Chile. This article is in Spanish.

Josefina Vázquez Mota Named Public Policy Scholar at Wilson Center's Mexico Institute

Nov 07, 2014
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is pleased to announce the appointment of Josefina Vázquez Mota as a Public Policy Scholar with the Mexico Institute. Vázquez Mota will work closely with the Mexico Institute on issues of the border, migration, and migrants.

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