Latin American Program
The Wilson Center’s prestigious Latin American Program provides non-partisan expertise to a broad community of decision makers in the United States and Latin America on critical policy issues facing the Hemisphere. The Program provides insightful and actionable research for policymakers, private sector leaders, journalists, and public intellectuals in the United States and Latin America. To bridge the gap between scholarship and policy action, it fosters new inquiry, sponsors high-level public and private meetings among multiple stakeholders, and explores policy options to improve outcomes for citizens throughout the Americas. Drawing on the Wilson Center’s strength as the nation’s key non-partisan forum, the Program serves as a trusted source of analysis and a vital point of contact between the worlds of scholarship and action.
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Repression in Nicaragua: Ortega Attacks Opposition in Run-up to Election
In a new video produced by the Latin American Program, Nicaraguan journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, Human Rights Watch/Americas Director José Miguel Vivanco, former President of Costa Rica Laura Chinchilla, and US Acting Assistant Secretary of State Julie Chung describe Nicaragua's escalating repression and the stakes for the international community.Watch
Americas 360 Podcast
Americas 360 is a podcast about the “innumerable ties” among the nations of the Western Hemisphere. Get the inside scoop and the outside perspective on the latest developments from Canada, Latin America, and everywhere in between.
Two the Point Podcast
Each episode features leading analysts, scholars, business leaders, and public servants who provide informed and insightful updates on the critical social, political and economic developments in Latin America.
Argentina Project Podcast
Each episode features dialogue and exchange with leading experts on Argentine affairs, posing pivotal questions while analyzing the country’s present and future.
Brazil Institute Podcast
The podcast focuses on the political highs and lows of the Brazilian nation. Each episode covers an array of current topics concerning the present state of Brazilian politics while featuring well-known subject and regional experts.
Coronavirus in Latin America
As the COVID-19 outbreak spreads across Latin America, Wilson Center experts are closely tracking the disease, its effects on public health, economies, and foreign policy, and the measures that can make a difference for those living in the region.
INTERACTIVE MAP | AID FROM CHINA AND THE U.S. TO LATIN AMERICA AMID THE COVID-19 CRISIS
As Latin American governments struggle to address the public health and economic fallout from COVID-19, the United States and China are providing a range of assistance. This tracker summarizes their contributions, including grants and shipments of personal protective equipment.
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