This article on new markets providing options for the drug economy quotes key findings from our recent publication, The Criminal Diaspora: The Spread of Transnational Organized Crime and How to Contain its Expansion. This article is in Spanish.
This article on the arrest of Zetas leader Miguel Angel Treviño Morales extensively cites our recently-published report, “The Criminal Diaspora: The Spread of Transnational Organized Crime and How to Contain its Expansion.” This article is in Spanish.
Latin American Program in the News: What Does El Salvador's Homicide Distribution Say About the Gang Truce? and How to Strengthen the Fragile Gang Truce in El SalvadorJul 18, 2013
Juan Carlos Garzón authored a two-part series in InSight Crime about the geographical distribution of El Salvador's violence since the gang truce in March 2012.
This article references comments by visiting scholar Juan Carlos Garzon on the gang-truce in El Salvador. This article is in Spanish.
Latin American Program in the News: "In Mexico, rails are risky crossing for a new wave of Central American migrants"Jul 15, 2013
Eric Olson is featured in the Washington Post on the rise in migrants from Central America passing through Mexico.
This article mentions the Wilson Center report, “Iran in Latin America: Threat or ‘Axis of Annoyance?’”. This article is in Spanish.
Latin American Program in the News: "Gun smuggling to Mexico dented, but hardly slowed, by border searches"Jul 12, 2013
This article on smuggled weapons coming into Mexico features quotes from Eric Olson.
Latin American Program in the News: Trade with Asia Protects Latin America from Global Economic SwingsJun 26, 2013
This article provides an overview of the LAP event held on June 20th, 2013, "Reaching Across the Pacific: Latin America and Asia in the New Century."
Latin American Program in the News: Piñera y Obama estrechan relación bilateral y acuerdan rumbo al TPPJun 26, 2013
This article quotes Cynthia Arnson’s comments on the Chile-U.S. relationship are quoted in this article. Arnson said that the cooperation between both countries won’t be limited to commerce, and that “other sectors involved in the bilateral relations will be education, science and technology”. This article is in Spanish
Cynthia Arnson's interview on Efecto Naim about the challenges of democratization and the advantages that former dictatorships have in forming stable post-war societies.