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.
Cynthia Arnson is interviewed for a segment of NPR's "Morning Edition" on U.S. sanctions against Venezuela.
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.
This articles looks at the repercussions of falling oil prices in the world. Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted on how this affects the Venezuelan government.
In this article, Cynthia Arnson is quoted on immigration and border security.
In this article, Eric Olson is quoted on crime prevention in Central America. This article also references a Wilson Center Assessment and past event titled "Are Crime and Violence Prevention Programs Working in Central America?"
This article quotes Jorge Familiar from the Wilson Center event, "Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal".
In this article, Cynthia Arnson is quoted on the peace talks between Colombia and the FARC. The article also includes a mention of the Latin American Program’s new bulletin, “The FARC and Colombia’s Illegal Drug Trade”.