Latin America Publications

Pobreza, desigualdad y la "nueva izquierda" en América Latina

Jul 07, 2011
This is a report of a conference held in Santiago, Chile. The December 2008 conference, "Pobreza, desigualdad, y la 'nueva izquierda' en America Latina," included participants from eight countries who explored trends in poverty and inequality under social democratic and populist left governments.

Decentralization in Brazil: Urban Democratic Governance and Development

Jul 07, 2011
This publication summarizes a workshop from November 5-6, 2001 that discussed democratic governance and development in an urban setting, particularly in the Brazilian context.

Population, Poverty, and Vulnerability

Jul 07, 2011
This article analyzes the relationships between demographic dynamics and Hurricane Mitch in Central America, and extracts from that experience lessons that can help reduce vulnerability to natural disasters in the long run.

The Role of Media in the Consolidation of Democracy

Jul 07, 2011
Latin American Program Special Report, February 2005