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In 2013, there were some subtle changes in U.S. policy towards Latin America. However, many events in the region have set the stage for the United States to possibly make some difficult policy choices in 2014, from Uruguay legalizing marijuana, to Colombia’s possible peace accords, to new shifts in the drug trade and increased militarization of law enforcement.

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The following is a round-up of some of the top security-related articles and news highlights from around the region over the past week.

U.S. Policy

  • House Committee on Foreign Affairs The Houses’ Committee on Foreign Affairs held a hearing, “
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The following is a round-up of some of the top security-related articles and news highlights from around the region over the past week.

Argentina

The following is a round-up of some of the top security-related articles and news highlights from around the region over the past week.

Note: This will be the last blog post until January 8th. Happy Holidays!

U.S. Policy

Aerial fumigation of coca crops in Colombia halted

  • U.S.- funded
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The following is a round-up of some of the top security-related articles and news highlights from around the region over the past week.

Colombia

Peace Talks

  • On Sunday, the FARC declared a 30-day ceasefire beginning December 15. The FARC’s statement came a day after the group bombed a police station in Cauca, killing nine. President Santos
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The following is a round-up of some of the top security-related articles and news highlights from around the region over the past week.

Entire Region

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