Venezuela, which had over 19,000 murders last year, has banned private gun ownership. Only army, police, and certain security companies will be allowed to purchase guns.
"Uribe must work toward social equity" by Cynthia J. Arnson, director of the Latin American Program, published in The Miami Herald, June 7, 2006.
Latin American Program in the News: Close Relations Between the United States, Latin America, and Asia form a "New Triangle"
This article highlights last week’s event at the Wilson Center, “Reaching Across the Pacific: Latin America and Asia in the New Century.” This article is in Chinese.
InSight Crime covers a new report by Daniel Rico on the decline of Colombia's organized crime and drug-trafficking groups, Bacrim.
Expert reports offer an in-depth analysis of key issues for the region.
Latin American Program in the News: Brother of President Santos says that the dialogue with the FARC ‘has to flow more’
Enrique Santos noted progress in the peace processes but stressed the need to keep up the pace. (In Spanish)