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What Colorado and Washington’s Vote to Legalize Marijuana means for Latin America

Mexico United States What Colorado and Washington’s Vote to Legalize Marijuana means for Latin America

As Americans went to the polls to elect their president yesterday, voters in Colorado and Washington chose to legalize marijuana (by referendum). Not only does this create conflicting state and...

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Review of Dealing Death and Drugs

Mexico United States Review of Dealing Death and Drugs

I recently had the opportunity to talk with Beto O’Rourke, a Democrat running for the 16th District of Texas (El Paso and its environs), and a shoe-in for the seat....

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Guest Post: Why Guatemala's Pérez Molina is Considering Legalizing Drugs

El Salvador Guatemala Guest Post: Why Guatemala's Pérez Molina is Considering Legalizing Drugs

This is a guest post by Natalie Kitroeff, a research associate here at the Council on Foreign Relations who works with me in the Latin America program. She received her BA...

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