Latin America News

Latin American Program in the News: Migration Conflict

Jun 23, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson provides a sound clip about migration in Central America.

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: "Wave of Central American migrants strains Border Patrol, reducing number of drug busts"

Jun 20, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in this article about the wave of Central American migrants creating an imbalance in Border Patrols thus reducing drug busts.

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

Jun 20, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in this article about the crackdown on the extensive money-laundering network sheltering the Sinaloa cartel.

Latin American Program in the News: Migration Conflict (II)

Jun 20, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is interviewed on Central American migration.

Latin American Program in the News: As Child Migrants Flood to Border, U.S. Presses Latin America to Act

Jun 20, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted on the recent influx on young Central American migrants to the U.S.

Latin American Program in the News: Migrant Return Policy

Jun 19, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted on the recent wave of Central American migrants.

Elections and Peace in Colombia

Jun 18, 2014
"Understanding how the elections in Colombia became a referendum on the peace process—and on uribismo itself—requires looking less at the candidates themselves than at the alliance, and then bitter parting, of Santos and Uribe," writes Cynthia Arnson in the forthcoming Americas Quarterly, Summer 2014, Volume 8/No. 3.

Reality & Potential: How Large Can the Mexico-U.S. Border Economy Grow?

Jun 18, 2014
In this edition of CONTEXT, two legislative representatives from both the U.S. and Mexico provide cross-border perspectives on what can be done by both countries to enhance an already productive relationship.

Latin American Program in News: "Joe Biden iniciará gira por Centroamérica para evitar el éxodo de menores hacia EE.UU."

Jun 18, 2014
Latin American Program director Cynthia J. Arnson is interviewed in this segment about Vice-President Joe Biden's trip to Central America regarding unaccompanied minors traveling to the United States. This video is in Spanish.

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