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Latin American Politics in the Time of Covid


Cynthia Arnson

Latin American & the United States in the 21st Century Seminar Series presents Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program in the Wilson Center, in conversation with Amb. Patrick Duddy, Director, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies.

Cynthia J. Arnson, the Director of the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program, is one of the country’s foremost experts on the Spanish-speaking countries of the Western Hemisphere. During more than 20 years at Wilson, she has testified before the House and Senate and has produced scores of publications on Colombia, Central America, Argentina, Venezuela, security and organized crime, energy, human rights, and U.S. policy in Latin America. A former foreign policy aide in Congress, Arnson has also held positions at Human Rights Watch and in academia.