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Brazil Institute Joins ECSP's "New Security Beat" blog

Oct 15, 2008
The Woodrow Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) maintains The New Security Beat blog, which provides frequent updates and commentary on the latest news, reports, and resources on population, environment, and security. The Brazil Institute contributes commentary, analysis and major news and publications reviews on new security issues in Brazil, focusing on the Amazon and biofuels. Read the most recent post on how "Prostitution, Agriculture, Development Fuel Human Trafficking in Brazil".

<center><b>In Their Own Words:</b> <br>United States Presidential Candidates on Latin America</center>

Oct 14, 2008
In light of the unparalleled interest around the world in the outcome of the 2008 U. S. presidential election, the staff of the Woodrow Wilson Center's Latin American Program has prepared a collection of policy statements from the campaigns of Senators John McCain and Barack Obama on a series of topics relevant to Latin America. This compendium covers the following topics: Free Trade and Development; The War on Drugs and Hemispheric Security; Human Rights; Mexico; Immigration; Democratic Governance, Populism, and the "New Left"; and Cuba. Latin American Program staff have written brief introductions for each topic. The document then includes relevant excerpts from debates, interviews, official policy statements, articles, etc. Wherever possible, we have provided a link to the original statement. We will continue to update this collection throughout the remaining weeks of the presidential campaign.

Maternal Mortality: Childbirth Carries Deadly Odds

Oct 12, 2008
October 2008 – The Washington Post highlights growing maternal health trend and the issues of maternal mortality worldwide

MEDIA ADVISORY: Save Money, Lives, and the Earth by Combining Conservation and Family Planning, Say Experts at World Conservation Congress

Oct 09, 2008
OCTOBER 2008—Integrated Population-Health-Environment Programs More Effective, Efficient