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Latin American Program in the News: La mafiosidad gana terreno en América Latina

This article references a Latin American Program publication "The Rebellion of Criminal Networks: Organized Crime in Latin America and the Dynamics of Change.”

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El centro de estudios Woodrow Wilson Center elaboró en marzo de 2012 un documento titulado La rebelión de las redes criminales: El crimen organizado en América Latina y las fuerzas que lo modifican. Su autor, Juan Carlos Garzón Vergara, describe cómo se organiza la rebelión del delito en la región, a partir de cambios sustanciales que posicionan a las redes delictivas “como uno de los actores estratégicos relevantes del hemisferio, reconfigurando las fronteras territoriales, teniendo un papel importante en la economía, penetrando las estructuras políticas y sociales y poniendo en juego los avances alcanzados en la construcción del Estado y el sistema democrático”.

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This article on La Vaca Nudo.com references a Latin American Program publication entitled "The Rebellion of Criminal Networks: Organized Crime in Latin America and the Dynamics of Change." 

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