Latin America Publications

Community Policing in the Southern Cone: Results, Problems, Policies

Jul 07, 2011
This paper examines community policing programs, the problems such programs face, and the policy measures that could strengthen them.

A New Trade Policy for the United States: Lessons from Latin America

Jul 07, 2011
The papers contained in this report address some of the most important questions regarding FTAs and U.S. trade policy. The authors make recommendations regarding issues of labor, environment, poverty reduction, trade competitiveness and economic development.

Combating Corruption in Latin America

Jul 07, 2011
As corruption continues to threaten the consolidation of democracies in Latin America, authors from across the world examine the relationship between democratic and market reforms and corruption, including national strategies for its reduction. They discuss the nature, methods, and historical antecedents of today's corrupt practices.

Governance and Security in Haiti: Can the International Community Make a Difference?

Jul 07, 2011
This publication is a summary of a meeting held on January 9, 2007 to discuss the role of the international community in addressing Haiti’s governance, security, and development challenges.

U.S.-Mexico Border Control in a Changing Economic and Security Context

Jul 07, 2011
A critical survey of the practice and politics of U.S.-Mexico border control within the changing contexts of economic integration and the “war on terror.”