A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the rising political tension between the United States and Mexico over the fentanyl crisis.
Rafael Pardo, Member of the Dialogue & former minister of defense of Colombia, has published a new book titled La guerra sin fin: Una nueva visión sobre la lucha contra las drogas, or “The War with No End: A New Vision for the Fight against Drugs.”
Is López Obrador’s plan to form a National Guard to combat organized crime a good idea?
El 7 de agosto Iván Duque asumió la presidencia de Colombia. Se enfrentará a muchos desafíos, entre ellos el narcotráfico, las tensiones con Venezuela, el proceso de paz con las FARC y un conflicto en marcha contra el ELN. ¿Cómo colaborarán Colombia y los EEUU frente a estos temas durante la presidencia de Duque?
The roots of Central America’s challenges run deep, and the Trump Administration’s policies seem unlikely to help Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras make significant progress.
How will measures in Colorado and Washington affect the federal government’s relationship with Mexico in the ongoing fight against drug cartels?
The VI Summit of the Americas could spark a more serious and mature debate on drug policy.
What is the best way to deal with drugs? Criminalizing drug users or treating them as patients?
Among Latin Americas, there is a growing consensus that the root cause of their violent crime wave is the massive use of narcotics in the US.
The Obama administration, though not as progressive as many had hoped, has taken important steps in the right direction.
Is growing violence in Mexico and elsewhere in Latin America a sign of failures in drug policy? Has the Obama administration made any significant change in anti-drug efforts? What policies should it be pursuing?
US citizens today are clearly unhappy with their government’s anti-drug policies.