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Latin American Program in the News: "Wave of Central American migrants strains Border Patrol, reducing number of drug busts"

Jun 20, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in this article about the wave of Central American migrants creating an imbalance in Border Patrols thus reducing drug busts.

Latin American Program in the News: "Vast Web Hides Mexican Drug Profits in Plain Sight, U.S. Authorities Say"

Jun 20, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in this article about the crackdown on the extensive money-laundering network sheltering the Sinaloa cartel.

Latin American Program in the News: As Child Migrants Flood to Border, U.S. Presses Latin America to Act

Jun 20, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted on the recent influx on young Central American migrants to the U.S.

Latin American Program in the News: Migration Conflict (II)

Jun 20, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is interviewed on Central American migration.

Latin American Program in the News: Migrant Return Policy

Jun 19, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted on the recent wave of Central American migrants.

Elections and Peace in Colombia

Jun 18, 2014
"Understanding how the elections in Colombia became a referendum on the peace process—and on uribismo itself—requires looking less at the candidates themselves than at the alliance, and then bitter parting, of Santos and Uribe," writes Cynthia Arnson in the forthcoming Americas Quarterly, Summer 2014, Volume 8/No. 3.

Latin American Program in News: "Joe Biden iniciará gira por Centroamérica para evitar el éxodo de menores hacia EE.UU."

Jun 18, 2014
Latin American Program director Cynthia J. Arnson is interviewed in this segment about Vice-President Joe Biden's trip to Central America regarding unaccompanied minors traveling to the United States. This video is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: La reelección de Santos

Jun 18, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson analyzes the reelection of President Juan Manuel Santos in Colombia.

Latin American Program in the News: Inside Brazil’s World of Crime: Extra Police for World Cup

Jun 17, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson discusses Brazilian crime on CCTV America.

Colombia’s Election: A Referendum on the Peace Process

Jun 16, 2014
"More than just a clash of candidates and parties, the election is fundamentally a referendum on how to end Colombia’s fifty-year, internal armed conflict, the longest running in Latin America and undoubtedly one of the oldest in the world," writes Cynthia Arnson.

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