Analysis of President Obama’s announcement regarding the release of Alan Gross and the future of U.S.-Cuba relationsDec 31, 2014
The announcement by President Obama of the release of U.S. contractor Alan Gross together with a long-imprisoned intelligence asset is welcome news. Their incarceration, along with the even greater numbers of Cubans who have been jailed in Cuba for trying to exercise their rights to freedom of speech and assembly, has long been a stumbling block in the relationship.
Program Director Cynthia Arnson is quoted in this article about a citizen security conference held in Salta, Argentina. This article is in Spanish.
This article reviews key discussion points made by panelists during the Latin American Program’s launch event on its recent report on the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI).
Tom Weber interviews the Latin American Program’s Associate Director, Eric Olson, in a MPR special report on resumed diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba.
This article reviews the success and shortfalls of the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI) based on findings unveiled in the Latin American Program’s recent report, “Crime and Violence in Central America’s Northern Triangle.” This article is in Spanish.
Is the US taxpayer-funded Central America Regional Security Initiative effective at stopping violence?Dec 15, 2014
The article covers Latin American Program’s launch event for their new publication on crime and security in Central America.
Reporting on the “Central America’s Security Challenges" event hosted by the Latin American Program, this article reviews important points of the panel discussions. This article is in Spanish.
InSight Crime reports on the launch of the Latin American Program’s publication “Crime and Violence in Central America’s Northern Triangle.”
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón writes about the Colombian Senate’s vote on regulating medical marijuana. This article is in Spanish.
In this article, Cynthia Arnson is quoted on immigration and border security.