Ambulance drivers in Guatemala see the costs of prohibition up close every day.
The mass migration of tens of thousands of children and adolescents from Central America festered for months before exploding into a full-blown border refugee/immigration crisis in the last few weeks
Otto Perez Molina is taking a leadership position in the fight for drug policy reform on the world scene.
Obama Refuses to Back Growing Call for Drug Legalization to Stem Spreading Violence in Latin America
While the presidents of Guatemala, Colombia, Costa Rica and El Salvador have voiced support for an end to the drug war, President Obama rejected their calls for drug legalization during high-level talks at the Summit of the Americas in Colombia.
Facing Influx of Cartels, New Guatemalan President Dumps His ‘Iron Fist’ Drug Strategy Position to Advocate for Reform Instead
Newly installed Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has called for talks about a regional drug strategy, including drug decriminalization.
In the grotesque wars that pit Mexican armed forces and drug cartels against each other and civilians who get in their way, the Zetas cartel plays a fearsome role.
Central American nations straining to contain the threat from violent and well-armed drugs cartels should push for the creation of a regional Nato-style military force, Guatemala’s president has said.
Guatemala's national police chief and anti-drug czar were detained Tuesday in connection with stolen cocaine in a case that led to the deaths of five police agents.