Elections Preview: Political Fallout From Venezuela’s Economic Crisis

Mar 12, 2015
In this Context interview, Luis Vicente León provided insight into the nature of the problems surrounding the parliamentary elections in Venezuela and assesses the political fallout from the crisis in anticipation of the vote.

Los objetivos para fortalecer el comercio entre Chile y China

Mar 11, 2015
Jorge Heine, Global Fellow and Chilean ambassador to China, appears on Agenda Econòmica on CNNChile regarding the goals of strengthening business between Chile and China. This interview is in Spanish.

U.S. sanctions against Venezuela leaves country's lucrative oil industry untouched

Mar 11, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in an article on the growing tensions between the U.S. and Venezuela.

Why Latin American governments don’t want to fight with Caracas

Mar 11, 2015
Latin America Program Director Cynthia Arnson is quoted in an article on why Latin American governments have been reluctant to publicly criticize Venezuela's Maduro administration.

Startups cubanas de tecnología: “Las personas están ansiosas por trabajar”

Mar 11, 2015
The Director of the Latin American Program, Cynthia Arnson, is quoted in an article on U.S.-Cuba relations. This article is in Spanish.

Mexico official: Police capture drug lord 'La Tuta' Gomez

Feb 28, 2015
Eric Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in an article on the implications of the capture of one of Mexico's most prominent drug lords.

Argentina’s Elections in the Shadow of the Death of Alberto Nisman

Feb 27, 2015
In this Context interview, Washington-based reporter Paula Lugones spoke about the effects of prosecutor Alberto Nisman's death on upcoming elections, as well as on the overall health of democracy in Argentina.

Latin America Elections: An Overview

Feb 25, 2015
Latin America is in the midst of an election “super cycle” with various votes being cast during a period spanning 2014-2015. Wilson Center Latin American Program Director, Cynthia Arnson provides an overview. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

US pressures Cuba to turn over fugitives

Feb 25, 2015
Latin American Program Associate Director, Eric Olson, is quoted in this article on U.S.-Cuba relations and the return of American fugitives in Cuba.

President Solís’ popularity declines as economy worsens, Costa Rica researcher tells Washington panel

Feb 24, 2015
The Woodrow Wilson Center is mentioned in an article regarding the event hosted by the Latin American Program, El País, NTN24, and IDEA International on the region's electoral cycle.