Latin America Publications

Nuevos retos de la integración en América Latina y el Caribe

Jul 07, 2011
Summary of a meeting held in the Caracas, Venezuela on May 7-8, 2007 to promote discussion about the challenges to regional integration.

Corrupt Circles: A History of Unbound Graft in Peru

Jul 07, 2011
This book provides a historical view of Peruvian corruption, dating back to the country's colonial period. Quinoz demonstrates how corruption has been deeply embedded and costly for Peru's state institutions, hindering the country's development, and how this corruption aided by the readiness of both Peruvians and the international community to turn a blind eye.

Legal Standards and the Interrogation of Prisoners in the War on Terror

Jul 07, 2011
The following is a Conference Report of an event on the treatment of detainees in the context of the U.S. global War on Terror held in June 2007 at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

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.”

Decentralization in Guatemala: The Search for Participatory Democracy

Jul 07, 2011
This report results from a forum held on July 26, 2001 to facilitate discussion on the process of decentralization with respect to the creation of a participatory democracy.

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