When I asked
Days earlier, the Spanish daily El País had published an article by Salvadoran political analyst and former Marxist guerrilla leader
Among his arguments:
Isn't all of this true?, I asked the Guatemalan President.
He said that since he took office
At the same time, he has launched a long-term regional campaign to decriminalize drugs and change the focus of the U.S.-backed war on drugs to focus on education and reduction of drug use in consuming countries.
"It's crazy to continue in the same path that we have been pursuing for the past 30 years,"
Regarding the region's overall problems, he said, "All of these are serious, complicated problems that won't be solved overnight. But I am confident that we will see signs of progress in six months, in one year.
And a survey released last week by the
My opinion: I don't know whether
As strange as it sounds,
- Rethinking Latin America
- Chavez's Health Will Impact Venezuelan Elections
- Obama Should Take the Offensive on Cuba
- Pro-Drug Legalization Forces Gaining Clout
- Central America is No Somalia, But Close
- China's Wage Hikes Could Benefit Latin America
- Tragic Argentine Crash Highlights Need for Transportation Reform
- The Bitter Taste of Brazil's World Cup
- Chavez Cancer Hints at Turnaround in Venezuela - U.S. Relations
- Panama's Critical Juncture: A Repeat of the Ecuadorian Debacle?
- Mexican Prison Officials Accused of Helping Deadly Escapees
- Meth in Mexico: A Turning Point in the Drug War?
- Mexico's Presidential Election and the Cartel War
- Mexico Calls Travel Warning Ridiculous
- Iran - Latin America Links Drawing Attention
- El Salvador: The Slide Towards Re-Militarization
- War Against Mexican Drug Cartels Needs New Focus
- Panama's Paradox: A Boom with Gloom
- Latin - Asian Technological Gap Keeps Growing
- Time for United States to Review Its Cuba Policy
- Mexicans Arrest Drug Cartel Financial Manager
- Time for Obama to Look South
- Press Censorship Makes a Comeback in Latin America
- Venezuela's Embarrassment
- Romney's Big Problem: Hispanic Voters
- American Border Law Enforcement Uses More Military Equipment
- 2012 Anything But Boring in the Americas
- Latin America Still Growing, But Economic Fiesta Is Over
- Latin America May Split into Pacific and Atlantic Blocs
- Cuba Asking Advice from IMF? Don't Laugh
- Mexico's Drug Cartels are no 'Terrorist Insurgency'
- Canada and The Kyoto Protocol: Who Says Quitters Never Win?
Copyright © 2012 Tribune Media Services