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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A Message from the Heart: I’m Stepping Down as Director of the Latin American Program
As many of you may have heard, after 27 years at the Wilson Center and 16 years as director of the Latin American Program, I’ll be stepping down as director in the coming days. I feel enormously privileged to have worked with so many outstanding, committed, and thoughtful colleagues from throughout the Americas. I have learned so much from all of you. I’m grateful for your collaboration on innumerable projects as well as for the interest and participation of broad audiences in our work.
Summit of the Americas Pre-Meeting on Nearshoring and Renewable Energy Investment in Latin America
The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands partnered with the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program from April 19 – 21, 2022, to host a meeting in advance of the Ninth Summit of the Americas. Officials from 13 Latin American and Caribbean countries, five U.S. government agencies, two multilateral development banks, and seven private sector companies explored opportunities for nearshoring and renewable energy investments in the region.
A Conversation with Iván Duque Márquez, President of the Republic of Colombia
A Conversation with President Laurentino Cortizo of Panama
A Conversation with President Francisco Sagasti of Peru
A Conversation with President Luis Abinader of the Dominican Republic
A Conversation with President Lenín Moreno of Ecuador
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.
Plaza Central, a podcast from the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program, keeps you informed about Latin America’s most pressing political, economic, and social developments through interviews with leading experts and policymakers.
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.
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