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Discourse vs. reality: Increasing incarceration for drug offenses in Latin America

By Coletta A. Youngers (WOLA Senior Fellow and IDPC Associate) and Catalina Pérez Correa (researcher at CIDE in ...
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New Studies Reveal Increase in Incarceration for Drug Offenses in the Americas

Mexico City—Today, the Research Consortium on Drugs and the Law (Colectivo de Estudios Drogas y Derecho, CEDD) will ...
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In Mexico, guilty till proven innocent

She and her husband, Gary, were returning on the bus from a family funeral in Sonora, Mexico, when ...
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Unreasonable Punishments: Drug Laws and Incarceration in Latin America

The Colectivo's new research on people arrested, prosecuted and incarcerated presents statistical information on arrest and incarceration for ...
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Drug Users and State Responses in Latin America

  The study found that Latin American governments’ approach to drug use continues to be predominantly through the ...
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Systems Overload: Drug Laws and Prisons in Latin America

The so-called “war on drugs” waged in the last four decades has had an enormous impact on the ...
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