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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.

Latin American Program in the News: "Rethinking the El Salvador Mara - Drug Trafficking Relationship"

Apr 07, 2014
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón authored this article about the relationship between the maras in El Salvador and transnational drug trafficking. This article has been published in English and Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: Debatieron un nuevo paradigma de acción estatal frente al narcotráfico

Apr 07, 2014
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón leads a panel with different Argentinean government officials, academics, and civil society on alternative ways to combat narcotrafficking.

Latin American Program in the News: "Narcotráfico: América Latina dejó de tener 'países de tránsito'"

Apr 06, 2014
This article about changing patterns of drug trafficking quotes Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón. This article is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: "América Latina no prioriza recursos para la prevención de drogas"

Apr 05, 2014
In this interview, Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón discusses what he considers a lack of focus on prevention in drug policies in Latin America. This article is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: "Vast Web Hides Mexican Drug Profits in Plain Sight, U.S. Authorities Say"

Mar 27, 2014
This article about efforts to combat Sinaloa Cartel money laundering quotes Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson.

Latin American Program in the News: Maras y narcotráfico

Mar 20, 2014
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón authored this column on the nexus between Salvadoran gangs and drug trafficking. This article is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: The Pan-American Post Daily News Briefing

Mar 20, 2014
The March 20, 2014 edition of the Pan-American Post News Briefing references the article “Maras y narcotráfico" by Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón.

Latin American Program in the News: Guerrilla Leader's Rise To Power In El Salvador Not Expected To Alter Relations With U.S.

Mar 14, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson comments on the relationship between El Salvador and the U.S. in this article about the new El Salvadoran President and the alterations to U.S.-Salvadoran relations that his ascension may cause.

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