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Security & Strategic Review - September 2016 (ISSN 1741-4202)

Leader
- Helicopter down in Michoacán
Mexico & Nafta
- Mexico: Fiscal austerity hits security
Special Focus
- Region: New approaches to violent cities
Andean Countries
- Peru: Police death squad uncovered
- Colombia: Farc peace accord faces final test
Brazil & Southern Cone
- Brazil: Rio Olympics: Light and shade on the security front
- Brazil: Judicial privileges
- Argentina: Outlining a comprehensive national anti-drugs strategy
- Paraguay: EPP makes another bold show of strength
Central America & Caribbean
- Panama: Boosting cooperation with a key ally
- Region: Northern Triangle boosts cooperation
- Guatemala and Belize continue to exchange insults
- POINTERS

Security & Strategic Review - August 2016 (ISSN 1741-4202)

Leader
- Islamic State considers Latin America
Special Focus
- REGION: Minority lives matter
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Corruption worries corporates more than violence
- MEXICO: Michoacán: snatching failure from the jaws of success?
- MEXICO: Sinaloa cartel in the Philippines
Andean Countries
- PERU: Investigation launched into alleged PNP death squad
- COLOMBIA-EL SALVADOR: Could amnesty annulment jeopardise Colombian peace?
- ECUADOR: Improving equality in armed forces
- POINTERS
Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Outbreak of violence in Rio Grande do Norte
- PARAGUAY: EPP perpetrates another kidnapping under FTC’s nose
Central America & Caribbean
- GUATEMALA: The need to tackle prison reform
- NICARAGUA: Nicaragua’s police chief confirmed in her role
- REGION: US debates strategic re-engagement with the Caribbean

Security & Strategic Review - July 2016 (ISSN 1741-4202)

Leader
- State Department’s people trafficking ‘blacklist’
Andean Countries
- COLOMBIA: The mechanics of peace
- PERU: Reward system reaps dividends
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: What happened at Nochixtlán?
- MEXICO: Government reveals extent of poppy cultivation
- MEXICO: Return of the prince?
Southern Cone
- URUGUAY: Where’s Diyab?
- URUGUAY: Concern over record marijuana seizures
- ARGENTINA-PARAGUAY: Argentina’s ‘most wanted man’ implicates former officials
Central America & Caribbean
- EL SALVADOR: Authorities colluding with mara gangs?
- GUATEMALA: Military to continue civilian security tasks
- HAITI: Armed attacks trigger security concerns
- ST LUCIA: New prime minister points finger of blame at US
- REGION: Global Peace Index
- POINTERS

Security & Strategic Review - June 2016 (ISSN 1741-4202)

Leader
- Will the ELN be a spanner in the works?
Andean Countries
- BOLIVIA-PERU: Targeting the air bridge
- ECUADOR: Toughening up drug policy
Special Focus
- REGION: Gender violence back in focus
Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Assessing the risks to the Olympics
- URUGUAY: Los Cuinis threaten Uruguay
- PARAGUAY: Facing the outbreak of DTO turf war in PJC?
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Denying the undeniable?
- MEXICO: Looking for new ideas on security
Central America & Caribbean
- EL SALVADOR: Sánchez Cerén confident of sustained progress
- HONDURAS: Maccih’s initial moves
- GUATEMALA: “Macro-criminal structure” uncovered
- GUYANA-VENEZUELA: Revival of fears over Venezuela-Guyana territorial dispute
- POINTERS

Security & Strategic Review - May 2016 (ISSN 1741-4202)

Leader
- VENEZUELA: Security deteriorating on all fronts
Andean
- COLOMBIA: Tackling the neo-paramilitary threat
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Emergence of the Tamaulipas vigilantes
- MEXICO: Charges dismissed in Tlatlaya case
Special Focus
- REGION: Which way for the corruption story?
Southern Cone
- URUGUAY: Taking drastic measures to tackle criminality
- ARGENTINA: New crime figures provide baseline
Central America & Caribbean
- EL SALVADOR: Conflicting messages over mara struggle
- PANAMA: Changes in the security ministry
- BELIZE-GUATEMALA: No sign of reconciliation
- POINTERS

Security & Strategic Review - April 2016 (ISSN 1741-4202)

Leader
- Changes in the murder count
Special Focus
- REGION: UN looking disconnected on drug policy
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Mixed picture on peace trend
- MEXICO: Cartel update throws up new names
Andean
- COLOMBIA: ELN peace talks on but no launch date
- PERU: Fujimori and Kuczynski clash over security
Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: ‘Time Warp’ tragedy opens synthetic drugs can of worms
- ARGENTINA: Villa 31, 31 bis raided as gov’t looks to ‘sweep’ slums
- CHILE: New targets of arson attacks in Mapuche conflict
Central America & Caribbean
- COSTA RICA: Costa Rica hosts security summit as homicides reach record high
- HAITI: New police chief takes over as security concerns rise
Postscript
- Data security woes in Mexico

Security & Strategic Review - March 2016 (ISSN 1741-4202)

Leader
- Brazil in a political risk danger zone
Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Record number of homicides
- PARAGUAY: Arms trafficking operations exposed
- URUGUAY: Murder of Jewish man raises alarm
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Disengagement – or more of the same?
- MEXICO: Southbound gun trade
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Rival explanations for mining massacre
- COLOMBIA: Santos launches new drug strategy
- ECUADOR: Ecuador gets “full skin” after maritime accord
Central America & Caribbean
- REGION: A mixed report card
- HONDURAS: Murders of high-profile activists reignite impunity concerns
- POINTERS

Security & Strategic Review - February 2016 (ISSN 1741-4202)

Leader
- The Trump effect
Special Focus
- REGION: Time for action on prisons?
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Green light on police reform
- MEXICO: El Chapo on PR offensive
- POINTERS
Andean
- BOLIVIA: New head of Bolivian military proves contentious
- POINTERS
Southern Cone
- URUGUAY: Drug-related violence comes to fore
- PARAGUAY: Still viewed with concern in INCSR
Central America & Caribbean
- EL SALVADOR: Gangs target police as homicides rocket
- HAITI: Security concerns mount as transition gov’t takes shape
- POINTERS
Postscript
- Criminal warlords: a regional paradigm?

Security & Strategic Review - January 2016 (ISSN 1741-4202)

Leader
- Macri decides to move against drug trafficking
Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Zika overtakes terrorism in list of Olympic concerns
- BRAZIL: Crime down in Rio and São Paulo
- CHILE: Flare-up of Mapuche-related violence
- URUGUAY: Surge in homicides and crime trigger concern in Uruguay
Special Focus
- COLOMBIA: The peace process: all but completed?
Andean
- VENEZUELA: A volatile conflict of powers
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Legal marijuana on the way?
- MEXICO: Slow progress on mando único
Central America & Caribbean
- GUATEMALA: Morales shakes up military top brass
- POINTERS

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