Adam looks at a rough patch in Colombia's peace talks, the aftermath of Brazil's tragic nightclub fire, and violence in Venezuela's prisons.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Monday, October 8, 2012
The results of Venezuela's elections are in. The U.S. Defense Department publishes a hemisphere policy statement. Pressure mounts to release Alberto Fujimori from prison.
(Note: this podcast has minor sound quality issues, as it was recorded in a hotel room in Uruguay.)
Friday, September 7, 2012
Peace talks between the Colombian government and FARC are now official. Mexico's presidential transition moves ahead, with only modest changes foreseen on security. Honduran media reports indicate friction over shootdowns of suspected drug planes.
Friday, August 31, 2012
Peace talks with the FARC guerrillas appear to be restarting in Colombia. In a strange incident, Mexican federal police fire on a car carrying CIA employees. 200 U.S. Marines are carrying out a counter-drug operation in Guatemala.
Friday, August 10, 2012
Adam looks at Brazil's "Operation Agata" border-security exercise, the capture and release of trafficker "Chepe Luna" in Honduras, and the capture of "Sebastián," the most prominent trafficker in Medellín, Colombia.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Podcast: The 25th anniversary of the Esquipulas II accords: Bill Goodfellow on Central America's peace processes
On August 7, 1987, Central America's presidents signed an agreement that brought an eventual end to the country's civil wars. Adam talks to William Goodfellow, executive director of the Center for International Policy, who accompanied the Esquipulas process.
Friday, August 3, 2012
Adam looks at cocaine in the Andes (again), Venezuela and Mercosur, the State Department's latest terrorism report, and a new House resolution on Ecuador.
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Saturday, July 28, 2012
Friday, July 20, 2012