Events

Latin American Program in the News: "In Mexico, rails are risky crossing for a new wave of Central American migrants"

Eric Olson is featured in the Washington Post on the rise in migrants from Central America passing through Mexico.

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: U.S. officials await signal from new Mexican government on security ties

Associate Director Eric Olson commented on the future security cooperation between Mexico and the U.S. on the occasion of the Obama trip to that country this week.

Crime, Violence, and Security in the Caribbean

Summary of an event held on October 30, 2007. A group of specialists and practitioners gathered to reflect on how crime and violence in the Caribbean have typically been addressed, and to discuss ways in which to devise and implement new approaches to problems of social cohesion, urban crime, and insecurity.

Jorge Heine: "The relationship with China has to move to the next stage, one that includes energy and infrastructure"

Program Fellow Jorge Heine is interviewed in Pulso on Chile-China relations on the wake of his departure to Beijing.

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.

Crime and Violence in Latin America: Citizen Security, Democracy and the State

This volume offers timely discussion of the responses of the major actors in Latin America and the world to the threats violence and crime pose. The book focuses on citizen security from a variety of perspectives, examining case studies and offering policy recommendations based on the foregoing analyses.

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