Upcoming Dates

09/11/14 | Event

The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute and The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) are pleased to invite you for a discussion of challenges and opportunities for building a more peaceful society in Mexico. 

IEP's Mexico Peace Index, which ranks Mexico's 32 states on their peacefulness,...

09/03/14 to 09/04/14 | Event

Every September, the CAF development bank of Latin America, the Inter-American Dialogue, and the Organization of American States  sponsor a conference for Washington officials and opinion leaders on hemispheric affairs. Over two days of discussions, over 400 US and Latin American government...

09/03/14 to 09/04/14 | Event

The Eighteenth Annual CAF Conference is jointly sponsored by CAF – Development Bank of Latin America, the OAS, and the Inter-American Dialogue.The conference will be a timely forum for debate and discussion of the most important issues and policy choices affecting the hemisphere today.


8/29/14 | News
Uruguay Slowly Rolling Out its Marijuana Law
On Thursday, the day after the Uruguayan government began receiving the first applications to legally grow up to six cannabis plants per household, officials provided an important update on the status of marijuana regulation in the country.
8/29/14 | News
Honduras Moves to Sell Extradited Drug Trafficker's Properties
Authorities in Honduras are preparing to sell off extradited drug trafficker Carlos "El Negro" Lobo's properties, another step in criminal proceedings that have moved unusually fast and serve as an indication of the current government's political will to target organized crime.
8/29/14 | News
The Mexican Drug Lord Chapo Guzman Is in Prison. But He Might Live by His Own Rules.
Those in solitary confinement, such as the prison’s most famous inmate, drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, are under constant surveillance and receive just one hour of daily caged-in recreational time, according to those familiar with the prison.


8/29/14 | Blog
Week in Review - August 29, 2014

Middle East and North Africa

  • As the Islamic State strengthens its positions in Iraq and Syria, the U.S. and several European states have begun arming...
8/26/14 | Blog
Bonilla’s New Role Raises Questions for U.S.-Funded Police Trainings in Honduras

Honduras' former police chief, who was dismissed amidst allegations of involvement in death squads, has been working as the...

8/25/14 | Blog
Week in Review - August 25, 2014

This week the United States delivered military equipment to Tunisia, naval forces from around Latin America partook in the annual UNITAS exercises, U.S. forces led African counterparts in responding to medical threats, and in Central Eurasia Centcom's Anti-Drug program head visited Tajikistan....

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