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e-Update on the Americas #2 Now Available.

"Toward a More Engaged Citizenry: A Citizen Security Action-Research Project"Download the report from our e-Update section our Publications webpage.

Latin American Program in the News: Obama's Gun Plan Could Impact Weapons Trafficking

Eric Olson remarked upon the impact that a trafficking law approved by the U.S. Congress could have on arms trafficking between the United States and Mexico.

Latin American Program in the News: "El Salvador Bond Yields Rise Most in Emerging Markets After Vote"

This article about an increase in El Salvador's benchmark borrowing costs in the wake of the first round of the election quotes Cynthia J. Arnson, Latin American Program Director, about the role of social programs in the election.

Peace Initiatives and Colombia's Armed Conflict

This report is a result of an April 3, 2008 conference co-sponsored with Bogotá's Fundación Ideas para la Paz to assess the state of peace initiatives with the FARC, ELN, and paramilitary groups.

Latin American Program in the News: Assange Asylum Wins Correa Anti-U.S. Cachet As Trade To Suffer

Ecuadorian President Correa’s decision to grant asylum to Julian Assange is bringing his country’s relationship with the U.S. (its top trading partner) to a new low.

Cuba and its Neighbors: The Challenges of Change

In the aftermath of Raúl Castro's rise to power, this conference examined the recent evolution of key areas of Cuba's international agenda - hemispheric relations, tourism, foreign investment and economy, energy, and security. Conference experts explained the challenges confronting Cuba as it seeks a better international economic and political insertion.

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.

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