Latin America Publications

Armies in Times of Peace: The Division of Labor Between Armed Forces and Police

Jul 07, 2011
This publication examines the lack of a common definition of security and addresses the division of labor between the armed forces and the national police corps in small- and medium-sized countries.

Mexico and the New Challenges of Hemispheric Security

Jul 07, 2011
The essays in this book center on the debate over competing approaches to hemispheric security and how different countries, specifically Mexico, formulate their security policies in the broader context of multilateral hemispheric initiatives and of bilateral relations with the United States.

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.”

Latin America Special Report: Colombia's Peace Processes

Jul 07, 2011
Efforts to bring Colombia's long-running internal armed conflict to an end through political negotiations continued to face major obstacles in 2006. This document reviews the major events in the peace process between Colombia's three main paramilitary groups (the FARC, the ELN, and the AUC) and the Colombian government.

Noticias - Fall 2000

Jul 07, 2011
Lead Article: Brazil at the Wilson Center