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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.

Brazil Project Fosters Understanding

Brazil Project Director Luis Bitencourt tells of the important work his Project embarks on to help foster Brazil-U.S. relations.

Latin American Program in the News: Dialogue with the FARC should speed up to retain credibility (Santos’ brother)

In an event at the Wilson Center, Enrique Santos indicated that the FARC should move the peace dialogues along or they could lose credibility. (In Spanish)

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.

Rate of unaccompanied girls crossing into US outpaces boys

Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson provides a comment on the proliferation of gang violence among young men in Central America.

Mexico Institute Advisory Board Member Manuel Tamez interviews President Calderón on “Preguntale al Presidente” (In Spanish)

Manuel Tamez of Google-Mexico, a board member of the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, facilitated a virtual town hall meeting with President Felipe Calderón.

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