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Latin American Program in the News: La mafiosidad gana terreno en América Latina

Jun 26, 2014
This article references a Latin American Program publication "The Rebellion of Criminal Networks: Organized Crime in Latin America and the Dynamics of Change.”

Latin American Program in the News: Crimen organizado en AL se sustenta en el Estado y es un negocio en expansión

Jun 23, 2014
The Latin American Program's publication "The Rebellion of Criminal Networks: Organized Crime in Latin America and the Dynamics of Change" is cited in this article.

Latin American Program in the News: Inside Brazil’s World of Crime: Extra Police for World Cup

Jun 17, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson discusses Brazilian crime on CCTV America.

Latin American Program in the News: "Narcotráfico y el daño en el corredor"

Jun 11, 2014
Former Latin American Program Fellow Steven S. Dudley's contribution to the Latin American Program's report "Organized Crime in Central America: The Northern Triangle" is referenced in this article about the effects of drug trafficking in transit countries through which drugs are smuggled from producer to consumer countries. This article is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: Dólares incautados antes de volar

May 18, 2014
Daniel Rico is quoted from the Latin American Program event "Drug Trafficking and Colombia’s Peace Process," which discussed the peace talks between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Havana. This article is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: "Experto colombiano propone ir por 'peces gordos' del narcotráfico"

May 14, 2014
This article describes a new counter-narcotrafficking strategy (targeting "big fish" rather than "mules") discussed by Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón during the first Reunión Ministerial sobre el Problema Mundial de las Drogas de la Cominidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac). This article is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: "Crimen organizado en América Latina se sustenta en las estructuras del estado y es un negocio en expansión"

May 02, 2014
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón is quoted in this article, which draws upon his article "The Rebellion of Criminal Networks: Organized Crime in Latin America and the Dynamics of Change," which was published by the Wilson Center. This article is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: Crimen organizado, un auge desmedido en América Latina

Apr 24, 2014
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón is quoted in this article about organized crime in Latin America.
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Mexico’s Struggles With Violence: Is There an End in Sight?

Apr 16, 2014
In light of recent desperate measures taken by vigilantes and armed self-defense groups in rural Mexico, a new book, Building Resilient Communities in Mexico: Civic Responses to Crime and Violence, provides timely analysis of constructive responses from Mexican society to fight crime and violence. Here is what the authors had to say.

Latin American Program in the News: "Las narcomafias, de México a la Argentina"

Apr 07, 2014
In this televised interview, Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón discusses the movement of drug trafficking groups and their growth in Argentina. This video is in Spanish.

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