Organized Crime News
Jun 19, 2013
This article cites Eric L. Olson who comments on drug smuggling and US Law Enforcement.
Jun 18, 2013
Mexico's security strategy is evolving with a focus on coordination and violence reduction. Although tensions have emerged in the short term, the long term offers a number of prospects for fruitful collaboration between the United States and Mexico in the security arena.
Jun 17, 2013
In his new book, Midnight in Mexico, Alfredo Corchado, born in Durango and the son of an immigrant farmworker, tries to explain to his parents why he decided to return to Mexico despite their best efforts to give him and his siblings a better life on the other side of the border.
Latin American Program in the News: Secretario General de la OEA presentó el Informe sobre el Problema de Drogas ante audiencia y expertos estadounidenses
Jun 15, 2013
This article highlights last week’s Latin American Program event at the Wilson Center, “Drug Policy in the Hemisphere: Is it Time for Reform?” and quotes Eric Olson. This article is in Spanish.
Jun 07, 2013
The Wilson Center's Global Europe Program is now accepting applications for the EES Short-term Grant competition, which is open to academic experts and practitioners, including advanced graduate students, engaged in specialized research requiring access to Washington, DC and its research institutions. Grants are for one month and include residence at the Wilson Center. Candidates must be U.S. citizens, in order to be considered eligible for this grant opportunity. The deadline for this grant cycle is: September 1, 2013.
May 22, 2013
An article on a German company (Heckler & Koch) accused of illegal firearms sales to Mexico cites Colby Goodman's Wilson Center report on firearms trafficking. (in Spanish)
May 12, 2013
Mexico and the United States are no longer “distant neighbors” but have become “intimate strangers,” tied together by intense ties across the border but with limited understanding of each other, writes Andrew Selee in an op-ed in the Mexican newspaper El Universal.
May 07, 2013
Director Cynthia J. Arnson was interviewed on the importance of the Obama’s trip to Central America by La Voz de América.
May 07, 2013
Eric Olson was talked to NPR from Costa Rica where he witnessed the President Obama’s trip to San José.
Latin American Program in the News: U.S. officials await signal from new Mexican government on security ties
Apr 29, 2013
Associate Director Eric Olson commented on the future security cooperation between Mexico and the U.S. on the occasion of the Obama trip to that country this week.