April 30, 2020
Alexander Aviña

Recent narco-terrorism charges against Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro form part of a longer history of U.S. empire using drugs to advance geopolitical goals.

June 30, 2014
Corina Giacomello

Poor women across Latin America are triply discriminated against: within the drug trade, within the legal system, and within prison walls.

February 20, 2014
That groups of armed peasants are more successful in controlling organized crime than the state should be a terrible embarrassment and public relations disaster for the government of Enrique Peña Nieto.
May 24, 2012
It's obvious that the U.S. government has set the agenda for The New York Times’ coverage of Honduras. As a likely result of the State Department’s relative silence on the ongoing human rights crisis in that country, The Times has deprived its readers of crucial news that could have provided some context for a recent U.S.-Honduras drug raid that likely killed innocent civilians.
December 12, 2011
Yesterday morning Colombia and Latin America lost one of its most influential intellectuals and social scientists: Álvaro Camacho Guizado, a colleague, mentor, and, above all, a very dear friend. Camacho dedicated his life and energy to the study of narco-trafficking. He was also an early critical voice against U.S. anti-drug policy in Colombia.
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