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Fleeing Central America's Killing Streets

Sep 09, 2014
This article about violence and organized crime in Central America, and its effect on migration, quotes Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson.

Blast in Chile is 29th Bomb This Year, but Perpetrators Remain Mysterious

Sep 09, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the recent string of bombings in Chile.

Las advertencias para Colombia del informe de la Comisión Global de Política de Drogas

Sep 08, 2014
In an editorial piece for El Espectador, Latin America Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón outlines important recommendations from a recently release report by the Global Commission on Drug Policy and implications for policy change in Colombia.

Política de Drogas, en busca de un consenso latinoamericano

Sep 06, 2014
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón is quoted in an article about the challenges in reaching a new consensus on drug policy in Latin America; particularly in regards to legalization and regulation. This article is in Spanish.

Latinoamérica pierde lucha contra drogas por falta de políticas adecuadas

Sep 06, 2014
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón is quoted in an article about the shortfalls of drug policy in the region. This article is in Spanish.

El país que entregó las cárceles a sus pandilleros

Sep 05, 2014
The Latin American Program's report "Drug Trafficking Organizations in Central America: Transportistas, Mexican Cartels and Maras", written by former Latin AMerican Program Fellow Steven Dudley, is cited in this article on gangs in El Salvador. This article is in Spanish.

Cierra en Costa Rica conferencia regional sobre políticas de drogas

Sep 04, 2014
This article summarizes key points from the V Latin American Conference on Drug Policy and highlights remarks from Juan Carlos Garzón, Latin American Program Global Fellow and advisor to the Colombian Ministry of Justice. This article is in Spanish.

Costa Rica Hosts Fifth Latin American Conference on Drug Policy

Sep 03, 2014
Juan Carlos Garzón, Latin American Program Global Fellow and advisor to the Colombian Ministry of Justice, comments on the need for drug policy reform in a press release for the V Latin American Conference on Drug Policy in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica acogerá expertos para hablar sobre drogas en América Latina

Sep 02, 2014
Diario Extra reports on the upcoming V Latin American Conference on Drug Policy and quotes Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón. This article is in Spanish.

Central American Diplomats Urge Compassion in Child Migration Crisis

Sep 02, 2014
This article, which addresses the U.S. and Central American response to the crisis stemming from the recent wave of unaccompanied minors migrating to the United States, quotes Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson's remarks during the July 24, 2014 event "Migration of Central American Minors: Causes and Solutions."

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