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U.S. Drug Policy’s Third Way: A Conversation with Gil Kerlikowske

Colombia Guatemala Latin America Mexico United States U.S. Drug Policy’s Third Way: A Conversation with Gil Kerlikowske

Over the past year, public frustration in Latin America has been mounting toward the international drug control regime. Latin American leaders brought the drug policy debate to the forefront at...

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2011 Trends in Latin America: Shifting Violence

Brazil Guatemala Mexico 2011 Trends in Latin America: Shifting Violence

Latin America has the ignominious distinction of being one of most violent regions in world. Though not known for its wars or even (at least violent) border disputes, homicide rates...

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Explaining Violence in Mexico

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There are many theories out  there about why we have seen a huge uptick in violence in Mexico – now running close to 25,000 homicides a year. An interesting academic...

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