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Urge regular la marihuana terapéutica

Dec 10, 2014
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón writes about the Colombian Senate’s vote on regulating medical marijuana. This article is in Spanish.

Here are 5 global problems cheaper oil may fuel

Dec 08, 2014
This articles looks at the repercussions of falling oil prices in the world. Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted on how this affects the Venezuelan government.

What USAID Impact Study Says about CentAm Community Crime Prevention

Dec 05, 2014
In this article, Eric Olson is quoted on crime prevention in Central America. This article also references a Wilson Center Assessment and past event titled "Are Crime and Violence Prevention Programs Working in Central America?"

Gov. Perry accuses federal government of failing to secure Texas border

Dec 03, 2014
In this article, Cynthia Arnson is quoted on immigration and border security.

Escuche aquí a Cynthia J. Arnson. Habla de las medidas de Obama sobre seguridad ciudadana en EE.UU.

Dec 03, 2014
RCN La Radio interviews Program Director Cynthia Arnson on President Obama’s citizen security measures. This interview is in Spanish.

“New climate normal” poses severe risks to development in Latin America and the Caribbean

Dec 02, 2014
This article quotes Jorge Familiar from the Wilson Center event, "Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal".

How Obama's Immigration moves could lower crime rates

Dec 02, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia Arnson is quoted in this article on President Obama's immigration moves and crime prevention.

FARC, ELN: Colombia's Left-Wing Guerrillas

Dec 01, 2014
In this article, Cynthia Arnson is quoted on the peace talks between Colombia and the FARC. The article also includes a mention of the Latin American Program’s new bulletin, “The FARC and Colombia’s Illegal Drug Trade”.

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Comment period for EPA's climate rule closes

Dec 01, 2014
This energy news briefing features the event "Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal" hosted by the Latin American Program in collaboration with the World Bank.

Hillary Clinton's Conflicting Monday Night Plans

Dec 01, 2014
National Journal's news roundup features the discussion "Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal" co-sponsored by the World Bank and Latin American Program,

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