Chile Considers Cannabis Decriminalization, Highlights A Growing Movement in Latin America

By: Olivia Marple, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs With its proposed changes to Ley 20.000 (Law 20,000),

Read more

RE: ‘El Chapo’ and the limits of the kingpin arrest strategy

Dear Editor, Al Jazeera’s article “‘El Chapo’ and the limits of the kingpin arrest strategy”(March, 4th)  pointed out the ineffectiveness

Read more

New Concerns for President Peña Nieto: Hezbollah’s Rising Profile in Mexico

A day after Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s inauguration, opposition leaders met with the new leader to sign the “Pact

Read more

Re: “U.S. marijuana vote may have snowball effect in Latin America”

  Dear Editor, Your November 7 article, “U.S. marijuana vote may have snowball effect in Latin America,” indicates that the

Read more

Drug Legalization in Latin America: Could it be the Answer?

Last March, Central American nations held a drug legalization summit in Antigua, Guatemala. As the host of the summit, Guatemalan

Read more

Re: “Navy: Withdraw the Army”

Dear Editor, Your September 4th article, “Navy: Withdraw the Army,” discusses the anti-drug trafficking recommendations made by Mexican military officials

Read more