"Understanding how the elections in Colombia became a referendum on the peace process—and on uribismo itself—requires looking less at the candidates themselves than at the alliance, and then bitter parting, of Santos and Uribe," writes Cynthia Arnson in the forthcoming Americas Quarterly, Summer 2014, Volume 8/No. 3.
Latin American Program in News: "Joe Biden iniciará gira por Centroamérica para evitar el éxodo de menores hacia EE.UU."Jun 18, 2014
Latin American Program director Cynthia J. Arnson is interviewed in this segment about Vice-President Joe Biden's trip to Central America regarding unaccompanied minors traveling to the United States. This video is in Spanish.
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson analyzes the reelection of President Juan Manuel Santos in Colombia.
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson discusses Brazilian crime on CCTV America.
"More than just a clash of candidates and parties, the election is fundamentally a referendum on how to end Colombia’s fifty-year, internal armed conflict, the longest running in Latin America and undoubtedly one of the oldest in the world," writes Cynthia Arnson.
Latin American Program in the News: "Police, Protestors Clash Morning of World Cup Opening; Security Remains Major Issue"Jun 13, 2014
This article about the protests that have accompanied the opening of the 2014 World Cup includes a quote from Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson.
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the Colombian peace process and its effect on the elections this weekend.
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in this article about Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird's call for reforming the Organization of American States.
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the Colombian government's recent announcement that it is exploring expanding the peace talks to include the ELN.
Former Latin American Program Fellow Steven S. Dudley's contribution to the Latin American Program's report "Organized Crime in Central America: The Northern Triangle" is referenced in this article about the effects of drug trafficking in transit countries through which drugs are smuggled from producer to consumer countries. This article is in Spanish.