Latin America News

Venezuelan U.N. Security Council spot could be thorn in the side for U.S. officials

Sep 29, 2014
This article about Venezuela's bid to secure a a non-permanent spot on the U.N. Security Council, quotes Latin American Program Associate Director Eric Olson.

ONU: Niños migrantes, default, Maduro...

Sep 22, 2014
Cynthia J. Arnson, director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in this article about the recent wave of child migrants and other current issues in the region.

Chile como potencia alimentaria y el desafío chino

Sep 18, 2014
Latin American Global Fellow Jorge Heine, who was recently appointed as Chile's ambassador to China, is the author of this article about the expansion of food exports from Chile to China. This article is in Spanish.

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.

Fleeing Central America's Killing Streets

Sep 09, 2014
This article about violence and organized crime in Central America, and its effect on migration, quotes Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson.

Blast in Chile is 29th Bomb This Year, but Perpetrators Remain Mysterious

Sep 09, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the recent string of bombings in Chile.

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.

U.N. Report: Child Abuse Is Rampant Globally

Sep 08, 2014
"UNICEF Thursday issued the largest collection of data detailing violence against children globally. The report can only make you come away asking: What’s wrong with us–everywhere?" writes Robin Wright.

Política de Drogas, en busca de un consenso latinoamericano

Sep 06, 2014
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón is quoted in an article about the challenges in reaching a new consensus on drug policy in Latin America; particularly in regards to legalization and regulation. This article is in Spanish.

Latinoamérica pierde lucha contra drogas por falta de políticas adecuadas

Sep 06, 2014
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón is quoted in an article about the shortfalls of drug policy in the region. This article is in Spanish.

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