In Latin America, "American" means anyone from the American continent. U.S. citizens claiming the word are considered gauche or imperialist. So what's the solution?
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 estadounidensesJun 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.
Cynthia Arnson commented on the U.S.-Latin America relations with the occasion of the OAS (Organization of American States) summit in Guatemala. [in Spanish]
Juan Carlos Garzón authored a piece in Project Syndicate commenting on the Organization of American States’ General Assembly meeting which focused on the problem of drugs in the Americas. This article was also published in Offnews.
Latin American Program in the News: EEUU busca reforzar presencia en A. Latina y pide ser observador de Alianza del PacíficoJun 06, 2013
Cynthia Arnson’s comments on Biden’s trip to Latin America were quoted in this article. “Latin America and specially South America are seen now as an opportunity instead of a problem,” Arnson said. [in Spanish]
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.
Eric Olson’s comments on the security at the border between the U.S. and Mexico were quoted in this article.
Latin America Program in the News: Vázquez urged the U.S. to define a common agenda with Latin AmericaJun 06, 2013
The former President of Uruguay, Tabaré Vázquez, participated in the event “World No Tobacco Day 2013” organized by the Latin America Program and the World Bank. Vázquez called for a deeper cooperation between Latin American countries and the U.S. to address more effectively regional problems.
This article refers to the Latin American Program's event entitled "Transitional Justice in Colombia’s Peace Process," held on May 23, 2013.