Publications

The CEDD study periodically a topic related to illicit drugs and law. The products of this study document and explore the costs of the current policy, both for governments and for major sectors of Latin American society.

Systems Overload

Drug Laws and Prisons in Latin America

 

Argentina - Imprisonment for drug-related offenses in Argentina view...

Bolivia - Drug policy and the prison situation in Bolivia view...

Brasil - Drugs and Prisons: The repression of drugs and the increase of the Brazilian penitentiary populatio view...

Colombia - Drug policy and the prison situation in Colombia view...

Ecuador - A short history of Ecuador’s drug legislation and the impact on its prison population view...

Mexico - Drug legislation and the prison situation in Mexico view...

Peru - Legislation on drugs and the prison situation in Peru view...

Uruguay - Prisons and drugs in Uruguay view...

 

Executive Summary (pdf)

Versão portuguêsa (online)

Conclusions and recommendations (pdf)

Complete

report

 

Drug Law Reform

Drug Laws and Prisons in Latin America (extended version)

 

• Argentina- Encarcelamientos por delitos relacionados con estupefacientes en Argentina view...

• Bolivia - Lucha contra el narcotráfico y situación carcelaria en Bolivia view...

• Brazil - Drogas e Cárcere: a repressão às drogas e o aumento da população penitenciária brasileira view...

• Colombia - Políticas de drogas y situación carcelaria en Colombia view...

• Ecuador - A Short History of the Effects of Drug Policy and Its Implementation on Ecuador’s Prison System view...

• Mexico - Legislación de drogas y situación carcelaria- el caso de México view...

• Peru - Legislación en materia de drogas y situación carcelaria en el Perú view...

• Uruguay - Cárceles y drogas en Uruguay view...

Al filo de la justicia: leyes de drogas y cárceles en América Latina

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