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: 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.
This article mentions the Wilson Center report, “Iran in Latin America: Threat or ‘Axis of Annoyance?’”. This article is in Spanish.
Latin American Program in the News: "Gun smuggling to Mexico dented, but hardly slowed, by border searches"Jul 12, 2013
This article on smuggled weapons coming into Mexico features quotes from Eric Olson.
Latin American Program in the News: Trade with Asia Protects Latin America from Global Economic SwingsJun 26, 2013
This article provides an overview of the LAP event held on June 20th, 2013, "Reaching Across the Pacific: Latin America and Asia in the New Century."
Latin American Program in the News: Amid Growing Spying Scandal, US Allies in Region Join Chorus of DiscontentJun 26, 2013
This article on Latin American nations asking the U.S. to further discuss an alleged spying program quotes Cynthia Arnson.
Latin American Program in the News: Dr. Cynthia Arnson Talks about Social Change and Crime Rate Trends in Latin AmericaJun 26, 2013
Cynthia Arnson's interview on "Americas Now" on crime rate trends in Latin America and reasons behind the decrease in crime in some countries.