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El Centro

SWJ El Centro, or "downtown" in Spanish, is our town square for analysis and discussion of Latin America's guerilla wars and criminal insurgencies.  More about El Centro here.

Recent El Centro Journal Articles and SWJ Blog Posts:

by Devin M. Henry | Mon, 05/01/2017 - 10:39am | 0 comments
by DoD News | Tue, 04/25/2017 - 5:04pm | 0 comments

The evolving security challenges in Central America are threatening the security beyond the region and demand a unified approach.

by Robert Muggah | Tue, 04/25/2017 - 4:05pm | 0 comments
by SWJ Editors | Wed, 04/19/2017 - 5:54pm | 0 comments

Justice in Mexico recently completed its 2017 annual report on drug violence in Mexico. Continue on to download the report.

by Voice of America | Wed, 04/19/2017 - 7:22am | 0 comments

More than illegal immigrants who try to cross the border, more than drugs, what worries Homeland Security Secretary Kelly is the criminal network that lays all of it on America's doorstep.

by Robert Bunker, by Marisa Mendoza | Thu, 03/23/2017 - 7:32pm | 0 comments
by Robert Bunker, by Marisa Mendoza | Thu, 03/16/2017 - 9:57pm | 0 comments
by Robert Bunker, by Marisa Mendoza | Thu, 03/09/2017 - 5:43pm | 0 comments
by Magdalena Defort | Mon, 03/06/2017 - 9:14am | 0 comments
by Mark Lavin II | Fri, 02/10/2017 - 6:01am | 0 comments
by Bloomberg News | Thu, 02/09/2017 - 10:48am | 0 comments

“The ‘tortoise-like’ Colombian army is losing its grip on a key cocaine zone and the cartels are offering former FARC rebels $600 per month to enlist.”