The Breakdown of Security in Latin America: The Challenge Ahead for Colombia, Mexico & Guatemala

After recent narco-trafficking violence took the lives of two Americans on the border with Mexico, and news that Alvaro Uribe will not stand for re-election in Colombia, many are concerned whether 21st Century socialists and narco-terrorists will become the dominant force in Latin America.

Speakers will address the following: What economic and political factors can stop the confluence of Chavismo and narco-trafficking in Latin America? What are the remaining security and defense challenges your country will have to face?


Rep. Francisco Contreras, Congressman Partido CASA, Guatemala.

Mónica Garrido, Partido de Acción Nacional (PAN), Mexico.

Victor Hugo Malagón, Political Analist, Columnist and Secretary General of Fundación Carolina, Colombia.

Bernardo Vázquez, Political Analist ODCA, Mexico.

The lectures will be in Spanish;
simultaneous interpretation will not be available at this event.

March 24, 2010 – 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

The Fund for American Studies (new building)
Address: 1621 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington DC, 20009

To RSVP please email name and affiliation here.


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