Items tagged with costa rica

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Latin America’s crackdown on drugs defies its progressive rhetoric [12.11.2015] “We were having dinner—my daughter, grandchild, and me,” says Ramona, a 67-year-old Mexican woman who is serving a sentence of four-and-a-half years ...
People deprived of their liberty for drug offenses: The social costs of drug policy [02.11.2015] The Research Consortium on Drugs and the Law (Colectivo de Estudios Drogas y Derecho, CEDD) released a series of new studies showing that despite the...
Marijuana activists push legalization of medical cannabis in Costa Rica [25.02.2015] Pien Metaal, who follows Latin American drug law reform ... told The Tico Times ... that legalizing medical marijuana in Costa Rica “would clearly se...
Costa Rica: A new model for prison standards in Latin America? [28.08.2014] Prison overcrowding is a widespread problem in Latin America, primarily because of harsh drug-sentencing laws and inadequate budgets, but Costa Rica ...
Costa Rica [15.10.2013] Overview of drug laws and legislative trends in Costa Rica In recent years the government of Costa Rica has joined other countries in the region in c...
Central America [23.05.2013] Overview of drug laws and legislative trends in Central America The Central American region connecting North and South America has traditionally been...
Leaders in Latin America call for review of drug policy after 2 U.S. states vote to legalize marijuana [12.11.2012] A group of Latin American leaders declared that votes by two U.S. states to legalize marijuana have important implications for efforts to quash drug ...
Chronicle of a debate foretold [04.04.2012] Political divides in the Central American region around drug control surfaced sharply at the recent regional summit on “New Routes against Drugs Traf...

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