What Would U.S. Budget Cuts Mean for Latin America?

U.S. President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget proposal contains major cuts to foreign aid, including $140 million in cuts to aid for Colombia, as well as the complete elimination of more than 60 federal programs. What would Trump’s cuts mean for the United States’ role and relations in Latin America?

Marta Lucía Ramírez, Fernando Cepeda, Maria Velez de Berliner, Adam Isacson, James M. Roberts

Latin America Advisor ˙

Is Colombia’s Peace Accord Successfully Being Implemented?

In early May, an employee of the United Nations was kidnapped in Colombia by the FARC rebel group during a visit by the U.N. Security Council to support the country’s recent peace accord. The captors are part of a unit of the FARC that has refused to disarm as part of last year’s peace deal. The following week, eight people were kidnapped by the ELN rebel group, but were later released. How is the implementation of the peace accords between the government and the FARC rebel group going?

Marta Lucía Ramírez, Maria Velez de Berliner, Sergio Guzmán, Adam Isacson

Latin America Advisor ˙

Has Colombia Found a Peace That Will Last?

As the peace negotiations in Colombia enter their final stage, how likely is it that the Colombian government and the FARC will be successful in convincing the rest of Colombia’s citizens to agree to the deal?

Marta Lucía Ramírez, Maria Velez de Berliner, Jorge Lara-Urbaneja, Juan David Escobar Valencia, John A. Cope, Adam Isacson

Latin America Advisor ˙

Does Colombia Need Foreign Help to Make Peace Last?

How much of a role will the international community play in helping to establish and maintain peace in Colombia?

Maria Velez de Berliner, Marta Lucía Ramírez, Jorge Lara-Urbaneja, Javier Ciurlizza

Latin America Advisor ˙