Drugs News

“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.

Cynthia J. Arnson Testifies Before the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Jul 17, 2014
Cynthia J. Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, joined a panel of experts in testifying before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to discuss the crisis in Central America and what's driving the exodus of unaccompanied minors.

Eric Olson Testified Before the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs

Jul 15, 2014
Eric L. Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, joined a panel of experts in testifying before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs on examining and addressing the root causes behind the rise in apprehensions at the southern border

Latin American Program in the News: Marketplace Morning Report

Jul 01, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson comments on Panama's strong economy for the July 1 Marketplace Morning Report.

Latin American Program in the News: Mexico develops southern border strategy

Jul 01, 2014
Associate Director Eric L. Olson discusses Mexico's approach to security along their southern border.

Latin American Program in the News: La mafiosidad gana terreno en América Latina

Jun 26, 2014
This article references a Latin American Program publication "The Rebellion of Criminal Networks: Organized Crime in Latin America and the Dynamics of Change.”

Latin American Program in the News: Crimen organizado en AL se sustenta en el Estado y es un negocio en expansión

Jun 23, 2014
The Latin American Program's publication "The Rebellion of Criminal Networks: Organized Crime in Latin America and the Dynamics of Change" is cited in this article.

Latin American Program in the News: "Vast Web Hides Mexican Drug Profits in Plain Sight, U.S. Authorities Say"

Jun 20, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in this article about the crackdown on the extensive money-laundering network sheltering the Sinaloa cartel.

Latin American Program in the News: "Narcotráfico y el daño en el corredor"

Jun 11, 2014
Former Latin American Program Fellow Steven S. Dudley's contribution to the Latin American Program's report "Organized Crime in Central America: The Northern Triangle" is referenced in this article about the effects of drug trafficking in transit countries through which drugs are smuggled from producer to consumer countries. This article is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: Dólares incautados antes de volar

May 18, 2014
Daniel Rico is quoted from the Latin American Program event "Drug Trafficking and Colombia’s Peace Process," which discussed the peace talks between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Havana. This article is in Spanish.

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