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Scholar Says Recession's Effects Will Linger for Years

Oct 05, 2010
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Don Peck says sustained unemployment is a sign the effects of the economic recession will longer for years. Even when recovery begins to be felt, he said, the nation will not fully recover to pre-recession realities.

Latin America: Emerging Trends in Environmental, Economic Growth

Oct 05, 2010
As Latin American nations work to combat poverty and underdevelopment, issues of environmental importance—from demographics to climate change—will come into play. Panelists discuss those trends and challenges.

Latin American Program Staff in the Media

Oct 04, 2010
We are pleased to share with you a list of media outlets in which Latin American Program staff members have been featured recently.

Ken Salazar Addresses a Safe, Secure, and Clean Energy Future

Oct 01, 2010
To meet rising energy demand's, the United States needs fundamental reforms to its oil and gas programs, said U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar. At a Wilson Center Director's Forum on Sept. 30, Salazar explained how the United States should be producing oil and gas more safely, efficiently, and with better environmental protections.