Colombia News

Los 'mitos' del Procurador en política de drogas

Sep 16, 2014
El Espectador recently published an article by Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón, in which he critiques a report on myths about drug legalization. This article is in Spanish.

Las advertencias para Colombia del informe de la Comisión Global de Política de Drogas

Sep 08, 2014
In an editorial piece for El Espectador, Latin America Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón outlines important recommendations from a recently release report by the Global Commission on Drug Policy and implications for policy change in Colombia.

Cierra en Costa Rica conferencia regional sobre políticas de drogas

Sep 04, 2014
This article summarizes key points from the V Latin American Conference on Drug Policy and highlights remarks from Juan Carlos Garzón, Latin American Program Global Fellow and advisor to the Colombian Ministry of Justice. This article is in Spanish.

'Reforma solo tapa la mitad del hueco en el Presupuesto': Fedesarrollo

Aug 29, 2014
The Latin American Program's August 24, 2014 event "Colombia: Hacia una nueva reforma tributaria" is described in this article about tax policy in Colombia. This article is in Spanish.

Santos Says Colombia in Final Phase of Peace Talks as Sworn In

Aug 07, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in Bloomberg News on Santos' position in light of the peace talks and his recent reelection.

¿Cuál será el legado de Santos?

Aug 07, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson and President of the Inter-American Dialogue, Michael Shifter analyze what the key difficulties Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos will face in his second term.

Colombia's Santos takes office hoping to end 50 years of violence

Aug 07, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in The Miami Herald in regards to Colombia's Santos taking office.

Will US sanctions offer Venezuela's Maduro a helping hand?

Jul 31, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the US imposed visa bans on 20 Venezuelan officials, citing alleged human rights abuses. The timing of the sanctions could strengthen Maduro's anti-US credentials.

New Americas Quarterly Released: Higher Education and Competitiveness

Jul 29, 2014
Program Director Cynthia Arnson has an article on Colombia in this edition of the journal "Americas Quarterly."

“Guerra contra las drogas”: la de ellos bien, la de nosotros mal

Jul 21, 2014
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón discusses why he believes ending the drug war in Colombia would enable the redefinition of the political strategy in regards to the drug problem. This article is in Spanish.

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