Issues / Drugs
The U.S. vision for Latin America consists of applying Plan Colombia to the region as a whole.
Drug enforcement in Ghana targets only the small dealers.
Crime syndicates and militias need to provide benefits to communities to survive.
In the war against drug cartels, Mexican police and military often work at cross-purposes to each other.
Will the next Mexican leader make a pact with drug traffickers?
Its symbolic importance to Latin America cannot be under-estimated.
The only thing surprising about Clinton's horrifying proposal to apply a Colombian model to Mexico is that she said it out loud, reports columnist Laura Carlsen.
Key Peruvian ally in U.S. "war on drugs" sentencing to 20 years in prison for running guns to Colombia's FARC upheld.
The elections of Sunday, July 4th, in 14 Mexican states can be seen as a struggle for Mexican territories by diverse power groups, including the drug cartels.
Those who most need to hear alternative points of view on drug policies turn a deaf ear to those most affected by them.