Organized Crime News
Latin American Program in the News: "Se inicia con dos estudios sobre 'el problema de las drogas en Guatemala'"
Feb 18, 2014
The Foreign Ministry of Guatemala has announced that work will begin this week on two studies by Latin American Program scholars, coordinated by Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón. This article is in Spanish.
Feb 13, 2014
Anti-government protesters clashed with police in Venezuela, leaving three people shot to death and many injured.
Feb 06, 2014
The February 6, 2014 edition of the Pan-American Post News Brief references the Latin American Program's publication “One Goal, Two Struggles: Confronting Crime and Violence in Mexico and Colombia" and the comparison of security lessons from both countries.
Feb 05, 2014
In this Context interview, Alejandro Hope and John Bailey, two expert observers of Mexico, provided analysis on what has transpired with Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto's promises to the country, and to provide insight on the outlook moving forward.
Feb 04, 2014
An article in the Winter 2013 issue of the journal Social Research, written by former Fellow Mark Ungar, cites two Latin American Program publications on organized crime, one written by Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón in 2008 and another edited by Garzón and Associate Director Eric Olson in 2013.
Feb 03, 2014
Following the Latin American Program's Elections in Latin America event, speakers Cristina Eguizábal, Manuel Torres y Rafael Piñeiro participated in this discussion with Club de Prensa's Julio Marenco. This interview is in Spanish.
Feb 03, 2014
This article about crime in El Salvador includes an interview with Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson and refers to the Latin American Program publication "¿A dónde vamos? Análisis de políticas públicas de seguridad ciudadana en América Latina". This article is in Spanish.
Feb 03, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in this article about the US war on drugs and the new approach the US needs to take in Latin America.
Latin American Program in the News: "Mexican Drug Kingpin El Chapo Guzmán To Be Protagonist In New TV Narco-Thriller"
Jan 30, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in this article about television network UniMás's plans to serialize the life of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán.
Jan 10, 2014
Eric L. Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, provides commentary on the causes of violent crime in Latin America and possible solutions.