Corporate Conquistadores: Peru’s Mineral Extraction Industry Boosts Economy While Rural Poor Continue To Suffer – AnalysisJul 23, 2013
This analysis on Peru’s reliance on the mining sector cites a Wilson Center report, “China, Latin America, and the United States: The New Triangle.”
Olson joined a panel of experts in testifying before the U.S. House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere on regional security cooperation in Central America.
The Mexico-based organization Colectivo de Análisis de la Seguridad con Democracia A. C. (CASEDE) features LAP's recent publication, The Criminal Diaspora: The Spread of Transnational Organized Crime and How to Contain its Expansion. This feature is in Spanish.
Latin American Program in the News: Violencia y crimen detonado en México y AL por criminales deportados de EE.UU: Wilson CenterJul 19, 2013
This article on crime and violence in Mexico extensively site the recent LAP report, "The Criminal Diaspora." This article is in Spanish.
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.
Cynthia Arnson's talk with Whyy radio show: Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane on current events in Latin America.
Latin American Program in the News: What Does El Salvador's Homicide Distribution Say About the Gang Truce? and How to Strengthen the Fragile Gang Truce in El SalvadorJul 18, 2013
Juan Carlos Garzón authored a two-part series in InSight Crime about the geographical distribution of El Salvador's violence since the gang truce in March 2012.
This article on the arrest of Zetas leader Miguel Angel Treviño Morales extensively cites our recently-published report, “The Criminal Diaspora: The Spread of Transnational Organized Crime and How to Contain its Expansion.” This article is in Spanish.
This article references comments by visiting scholar Juan Carlos Garzon on the gang-truce in El Salvador. This article is in Spanish.
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.