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Anti-government protesters scuffle with national guards as they march by Generalisimo Francisco de Miranda Airbase in Caracas March 4, 2014.

The Crisis in Venezuela: What Role for the International Community?

Four regional experts wrestle from distinct angles with the core question of how to play a constructive role in overcoming and resolving tensions in Venezuela.

Latin American Program in the News: Venezuelans Vote in Presidential Elections

Cynthia Arnson appeared on NTN 24’s Zoom a la Noticia on October 4 to discuss the Presidential elections in Venezuela and the impact they could have on other countries in the region. The interview is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: Mexican cartels use social media

Cartel thugs have become increasingly savvy with social media: posting photographs and videos of themselves decapitating victims with chainsaws and machetes; wielding gold-plated assault weapons; pouting in sexy poses; and warning civilians not to snitch on them.

Mexico Institute in the News: 2011 Drug Violence Kills Nearly 13,000 in Mexico, New Figures Show

The rate of drug related killings continues to increase, though at a slower rate than in 2010.

Latin American Program in the News: Violencia y crimen detonado en México y AL por criminales deportados de EE.UU: Wilson Center

This article on crime and violence in Mexico extensively site the recent LAP report, "The Criminal Diaspora." This article is in Spanish.

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