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Guatemalan president: Central America needs at least $2 billion 'to attack the root of the problem'

Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in this article about Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina's request for more U.S. assistance during his visit to the United States.

Latin American Program in the News: The Pan-American Post News Briefs

The February 6, 2014 edition of the Pan-American Post News Brief references the Latin American Program's publication “One Goal, Two Struggles: Confronting Crime and Violence in Mexico and Colombia" and the comparison of security lessons from both countries.

Latin American Program in the News: Is World's Most Powerful Drug Kingpin Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán Hiding in Honduras?

Eric Olson, LAP Associate Director, comments to Forbes on recent speculations that Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman might have left Mexico and be hiding out in Honduras.

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.

U.S.-Central America Security Cooperation

Latin American Program Director Cynthia Arnson testified before the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control at the May 25, 2011 hearing "U.S.-Central America Security Cooperation." Her prepared remarks are here.

After Chavez: Venezuela Prepares For Possible Transition

Discussions are underway to determine the best course if Hugo Chavez is unable to recover from his latest health setback by his inauguration day on January 10. Will the letter of the Constitution be adhered to, or will some special circumstance be invoked in an effort to maintain the ailing president’s hold on power? And what will happen if Chavez, Venezuela’s President since 1999, is unable to fulfill his duties? Cindy Arnson, Director of the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program has been monitoring the situation and provides context on what to expect in the coming days and weeks.

Latin American Program in the News: Latin America tries for a kinder, gentler War on Drugs

This article quotes comments by Eric L. Olson on the hemispheric drug policy reform.

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