Late afternoon on September 1st, 138 members of Guatemala’s congress took the historic step of stripping troubled President Otto Pérez Molina of his legal immunity. Here are five takeaways from this historic decision.
Eric L. Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American program, speaks on Boston Public Radio regarding the growing unrest in Guatemala surrounding corruption allegations in the administration of President Otto Perez Molina.
Cynthia J. Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in the International Business Times on the effect of China's economic slowdown on the copper industry in Chile.
In this edition of TRENDING, Eric Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program at the Wilson Center,discusses the significance of this historic day in Havana for U.S.-Cuba relations.
Using available data and analyzing regional differences, this article examines five hypotheses that could account for the marked increase in coca under cultivation. Has the current anti-drug strategy reached its limit?
Cynthia Arnson is quoted about the critical next steps in the Colombian peace process.
Cynthia Arnson is interviewed about the restoration of diplomatic ties between the United States and Cuba.
Eric Olson is quoted about the usefulness of external support in Honduras, specifically the possibility of an International Commission Against Impunity in Honduras (CICIH).
Eric Olson is quoted about the potential damage to bilateral relations between the U.S. and Mexico as a result of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán's escape from prison.
Eric Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted about the influence of gangs in Mexican prisons.