Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 16:21

Reflections on U.S.-Latin American relations and engagement from the 2006-2009 commander of U.S. Southern Command.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 10:31

Republican Senate committee staff report on Colombia's internal conflict and its relationship to Colombia's difficult relationship with its neighbors in the wake of a cross-border attack on a guerrilla leader in Ecuador.

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 22:44

Senate Republican staff examine plans to provide assistance to Mexico under the Merida Initiative and what would become the Central America Regional Security Initiative.

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 22:40

A detailed report evaluating U.S. aid to Mexico since the 2007 launch of the Merida Initiative. Includes a detailed table of aid that had been delivered, or was pending delivery.

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 21:29

Review of funding allocated to Mexico and Latin America under the M&eacuterida Initiative.

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 21:08

The report analysis (1) how the drug threat has changed in recent years, (2) problems the United States has had in providing its assistance toColombia in the past, and (3) challenges the United States and Colombia face

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 20:35

The United States is not a party to the ICC and does not recognize its jurisdiction over U.S. citizens. Since 2002, the Bush Administration has sought bilateral agreements to exempt U.S. citizens from ICC prosecution, so called "Article 98 agreements"

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 20:35

An explanation of recent trends in Mexico's criminal violence, discussing the current configuration of groups and how to classify them (cartels, transnational criminal organizations, insurgents etc.). An appendix compares Colombia and Mexico.

Friday, June 22, 2012 - 14:08

This CRS report provides an overview on human trafficking in Latin America and recent legislation aimed at combating such criminal activity.

Friday, June 22, 2012 - 14:07

This report examines current political and economic conditions in Honduras as well as issues in Honduras-U.S. relations.