El Salvador

2015 Apr 15

Juarez & Beyond: Saving Young Lives in Latin America



Weil Town Hall, Belfer Center, HKS
Speaker: Enrique Betancourt, Director, Violence/Crime Prevention, Chemonics Int’l
What do we know about urban violence in Latin America? How can we prevent it? Enrique Betancourt, former head of Mexico’s National Center for Crime Prevention, discusses his successful efforts to reduce youth violence in Ciudad Juarez – resulting in a 57% decline in homicides –and his work to replicate the effort through Latin America.
Lunch will be provided.
Sponsored by the HKS Program in...
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James Cavallaro

Faculty Project: Panama Prison Conditions
Faculty Project: Central American Deportation Project

Panama Prison Conditions

Like many of its neighboring countries, Panama’s penitentiary system is characterized by harsh prison conditions. However...

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Ricardo Córdova Macías

Central American Visiting Fellow

Executive Director of FUNDAUNGO
Project: Who Votes in Central America?

James Iffland

Central American Scholar

Boston University

Project: Culture and Revolutionary Politics in El Salvador: The Case of Roque Dalton

Hector Silva

Central American Visiting Fellow

Member of Congress of El Salvador and former Mayor of San Salvador

Project: Establishing Guidelines to Increase the Coverage of Health Insurance in...

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