Jul 19, 2013
This article on new markets providing options for the drug economy quotes key findings from our recent publication, The Criminal Diaspora: The Spread of Transnational Organized Crime and How to Contain its Expansion. This article is in Spanish.
Jul 17, 2013
This article references comments by visiting scholar Juan Carlos Garzon on the gang-truce in El Salvador. This article is in Spanish.
Jul 16, 2013
“This guy has defined the decade,” Alfredo Corchado told the Wilson Center. “He changed the dynamics of trafficking. He was a game changer. Communities have been silenced because of him.” Alfredo Corchado worked on his book "Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter's Journey Through a Country's Descent Into Darkness" while a Wilson Center public policy scholar in 2010.
Latin American Program in the News: "In Mexico, rails are risky crossing for a new wave of Central American migrants"
Jul 15, 2013
Eric Olson is featured in the Washington Post on the rise in migrants from Central America passing through Mexico.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s first six months: a conversation with Duncan Wood - Mexico Institute in the News
Jun 27, 2013
Mexico Institute Director Duncan Wood comments on Peña Nieto's first six months in office and the evolving security situation in Mexico.
Jun 26, 2013
Recent government statistics suggest that an almost decade long focus on reducing crime related violence in Mexico is working. But do the numbers accurately depict what’s really happening? Are the efforts of the new administration and its recent predecessors improving public safety and helping to change the country’s image? Our guest, David Shirk, has been following the situation for many years and offers a broad perspective on what’s gone before, the current situation, and prospects for the future during this edition of CONTEXT.
Jun 26, 2013
This article quotes comments by Eric L. Olson on the hemispheric drug policy reform.
Jun 19, 2013
This article cites Eric L. Olson who comments on drug smuggling and US Law Enforcement.
Latin American Program in the News: Secretario General de la OEA presentó el Informe sobre el Problema de Drogas ante audiencia y expertos estadounidenses
Jun 15, 2013
This article highlights last week’s Latin American Program event at the Wilson Center, “Drug Policy in the Hemisphere: Is it Time for Reform?” and quotes Eric Olson. This article is in Spanish.
Jun 06, 2013
Cynthia Arnson commented on drug policy and U.S.-Latin America relationship in this article. “The message has been sent that the hemisphere wants to look at alternative approaches and wants the United States to be part of that discussion,” stated Arnson.