Latin America News

Almagro negó problemas en gestiones para recibir presos de Guantánamo

Sep 30, 2014
This article quotes the remarks made by The Honorable Luis Almagro about Guantanamo during the Latin American Program event "Four Keys for Re-launching the OAS". This article is in Spanish.

Venezuelan U.N. Security Council spot could be thorn in the side for U.S. officials

Sep 29, 2014
This article about Venezuela's bid to secure a a non-permanent spot on the U.N. Security Council, quotes Latin American Program Associate Director Eric Olson.

ONU: Niños migrantes, default, Maduro...

Sep 22, 2014
Cynthia J. Arnson, director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in this article about the recent wave of child migrants and other current issues in the region.

Chile como potencia alimentaria y el desafío chino

Sep 18, 2014
Latin American Global Fellow Jorge Heine, who was recently appointed as Chile's ambassador to China, is the author of this article about the expansion of food exports from Chile to China. This article is in Spanish.

Los 'mitos' del Procurador en política de drogas

Sep 16, 2014
El Espectador recently published an article by Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón, in which he critiques a report on myths about drug legalization. This article is in Spanish.

U.N. Report: Child Abuse Is Rampant Globally

Sep 08, 2014
"UNICEF Thursday issued the largest collection of data detailing violence against children globally. The report can only make you come away asking: What’s wrong with us–everywhere?" writes Robin Wright.

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.

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.

Journalism and Security in Mexico

Sep 03, 2014
Since 2008, journalists' rights to write and express their opinions had been seriously limited in Mexico. Mexico is now one of the world's most dangerous and complicated places to practice journalism. Read the latest article by Diana Negroponte, a member of the Mexico Institute's Advisory Board.

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