war on drugs

Weekly InSight: Drugs and Security, Latin America’s Lessons for the World

In our August 3 Facebook Live session, Senior Editor Mike LaSusa spoke with Brookings Institution Senior Fellow Vanda Felbab-Brown about the lessons Latin America has learned in its decades-long fight against drug-related violence, and how those lessons fit into the global context…

Read this piece in its entirety at InSight Crime. You can watch the full live stream below:

Mexico’s Disappearances Point to Ongoing Institutional Crisis

Following the recent disappearance of dozens of students outside the town of Iguala, in Guerrero State, Mexico, a mass grave was uncovered containing dozens of bodies – burned so badly the government has said it would take weeks to complete full forensic analyses. The discovery has spurred thousands of Mexicans to take to the streets across the country to protest, showing the extent of the widespread corruption riddling Mexican institutions…

Read this piece in its entirety at Security Assistance Monitor.