Drugs News

Costa Rica Hosts Fifth Latin American Conference on Drug Policy

Sep 03, 2014
Juan Carlos Garzón, Latin American Program Global Fellow and advisor to the Colombian Ministry of Justice, comments on the need for drug policy reform in a press release for the V Latin American Conference on Drug Policy in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica acogerá expertos para hablar sobre drogas en América Latina

Sep 02, 2014
Diario Extra reports on the upcoming V Latin American Conference on Drug Policy and quotes Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón. This article is in Spanish.

Drug Trafficking - How Drugs Get Here

Sep 02, 2014
The Latin American Program's 2012 publication "Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime in the Americas: Major Trends in the Twenty-First Century" was referenced in this article about drug trafficking to the United States.

Expertos debatirán en Costa Rica sobre los retos de las políticas antidrogas en Latinoamérica

Sep 02, 2014
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón is quoted in an article about the V Latin American Conference on Drug Policy. This article is in Spanish.

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.

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.

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