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Great Decisions 2022: Drug Policy in Latin America
01/28/2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm$10
January 28: Drug Policy in Latin America
The issue of migration to the United States from Latin America has overshadowed the war on drugs, which has been underway for decades with little signs of progress. What are the roots and the bureaucratic logic behind today´s dominant drug policies in Latin America? Is it time to reconsider punitive drug control policies that disrupt supply chains and punish drug possession?
Speaker: Angélica Durán-Martínez, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts—Lowell
Great Decisions returns January 14—all virtual—and runs for eight consecutive weeks on Fridays at noon.
This year’s series is a partnership with the Global Leadership and Management specialization in the Masters of Public Administration program at Portland State University.