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La Prevención y Respuesta al Crimen Urbano y a la Violencia en Latinoamérica y el Caribe

Este trabajo presenta una reseña de una conferencia de 2003 con el fin de establecer cuál es la tendencia internacional en materia de prevención de la violencia y promoción de la seguridad ciudadana.

Latin American Program in the News: Chavez’s Havana-to-Tehran Alliance at Stake as Venezuelans Vote

Venezuelans voting whether to re- elect Hugo Chavez on Oct. 7 will also decide the fate of a regime that forms the linchpin of an alliance from Iran to Cuba against U.S. policies

Chronic Violence and its Reproduction: Perverse Trends in Social Relations, Citizenship, and Democracy in Latin America

This report reviews a broad literature on the causes and social effects of chronic violence in Latin America and details the consistent and diverse ways that chronic violence undermines social relations and support for democracy.

Latin American Program in the News: Nicolas Maduro is sworn in as Venezuelan president after disputed vote

Director Cynthia J. Arnson remarks on how politically divided Venezuela finds itself after its recent elections, which may have profound repercussions on Maduro's ability to govern the country effectively.

Andean Cocaine: The Making of a Global Drug

Paul Gootenberg traces the rise of one of Latin America's notable exports: cocaine. Gootenberg guides the reader through the history of cocaine and details the involvement of prominent and shadow actors who transformed the formerly medicinal plant into an industrial trade commodity. Andean Cocaine provides a means to understanding not only the rise of cocaine, but also the effect its industry has had on the United States.

Mexico Institute in the News: World-Herald editorial: Challenges for Mexico

The United States is greatly affected by Mexico and its economy, and Mexico's economy has been improving for many reasons.

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