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Latin America Today

Apr 25, 2019

The Trump administration has gone full hard-line against Cuba, announcing severe new measures—including a once-unthinkable authority to allow owners of seized Cuban property to sue in U.S. courts.


WOLA's vice president for programs, Geoff Thale, explains why these new punishments and restrictions won't bring "regime...

Apr 5, 2019

Ana Arjona of Colombia·s Universidad de Los Andes and Northwestern University presents an intricate theory of how armed conflicts work at the local level, as presented in her 2016 book Rebelocracy: Social Order in the Colombian Civil War.

Arjona finds that much of the time, it’s not all anarchy and chaos: there can...