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Violence in Mexico and Latin America

By: Ronn Pineo, COHA Senior Analyst and Chair of the Department of History, Towson University

Latin America is the most dangerous region in the world, and the situation is getting worse, a lot worse. According to a recent World Bank…

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COHA Report: Drones in Latin America

By: W. Alejandro Sanchez, Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

For a PDF version of this report click here.  Over the past several years, drone usage has become increasingly widespread, not solely among global military…

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Death and Taxes: Mexicans Bring in the New Year with a Bang

By: Dr. Ronn Pineo, Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs and Chair of the Department of History at Towson University

Stuffed with firecrackers, doused in gasoline, and lit on fire, human effigies exploded in the streets of Valladolid, Yucatán, Mexico, as city residents brought in…

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The Relationship Between Italian Mafias And Mexican Drug Cartels – Part 1: A Comparison

By: Sergio Corrado, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

Why Mexico and Italy Have More in Common than Meets the Eye It is now well-known – thanks to the FBI-DEA “Project Reckoning” operation in…

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