Latin America Publications

La economía política del tratado de libre comercio entre Perú; y Estados Unidos

Jul 07, 2011
This publication explores the significance of the implementation of the US-Peru free trade agreement for the Peruvian political economy. The work is a result of an August 29 and 30, 2008 conference in Lima, co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center's Latin American Program and the Centro de Investigaciones de la Universidad del Pacífico.

Understanding Cuba

Jul 07, 2011
This publication presents a summary of a meeting held in December of 2006 to discuss questions regarding the future leadership of Cuba and the possibility of reform following the Cuban government’s announcement in July 2006 that Fidel Castro had temporarily ceded power to his brother Raúl.

Comparative Peace Processes in Latin America

Jul 07, 2011
Presenting a carefully structured comparative analysis of six Latin American countries that experienced guerilla warfare that outlasted the end of the cold war, this volume explores the unique constellation of national and international events that allowed some wars to end in negotiated settlement, one to end in virtual defeat of the insurgents, and others to rage on.

Interests, Institutions, and Reformers: The Politics of Education Decentralization in Mexico

Jul 07, 2011
This paper uses Mexico as a case for exploring the introduction of education reform in a hostile political environment.