Countering Criminal Violence in Central America
Council on Foreign Relations
Protocol to the Organization of American States (OAS) Inter-American Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters
The Protocol to the Organization of American States (OAS) Inter-American Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters was adopted on June 11, 1993.
Organization of American States Plan of Action Meeting of Government Experts to Consider the Advisability of Developing a Hemispheric Plan of Action against Transnational Organized Crime
The Organization of American States (OAS) produced these conclusions and recommendations regarding a "Hemispheric Plan of Action against Transnational Organized Crime" at their meeting on April 19, 2005 in Washington, DC.
Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, discusses the influence of the United States on common and organized crime in Central America, and offers policy recommendations for what the United States could do domestically and internationally to mitigate the violence.