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Latin America Today

Jun 30, 2011

Adam goes over the Colombia and Panama free-trade agreements currently stalled in Congress, UN and U.S. findings about cocaine production, and increasing uncertainty in Venezuela about Hugo Chávez's health.

Jun 16, 2011

Adam looks at a new Senate report on U.S. weapons' illegal flow into violence-wracked Mexico, next week's citizen security conference of Central American governments and donor nations, and security and coca-growing developments in Bolivia.

Jun 10, 2011

South America's military budgets rose 5.8% in 2010, faster than any other region, says the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute's latest yearbook. Adam and WOLA Fellow Lucila Santos talk with Carina Solmirano of SIPRI about her findings.

Jun 8, 2011

Adam reviews Ollanta Humala's first moves as Peru's president-elect, the OAS General Assembly and upcoming Central American summit focused on citizen security, and trends in Mexico's violent organized crime.

Jun 7, 2011

The OAS General Assembly is meeting right now in El Salvador, and this year's theme is citizen security. WOLA's senior associate for citizen security, Adriana Beltrán, is there. Adam talks to Adriana and Victoria Wigodsky of the Argentina-based CELS.