Geopolitics: Guatemala wants action on violence
Fear of violence has pushed security concerns to the top of the political agenda in Guatemala's presidential elections. GIS expert, Dr Jospeph S. Tulchin gives a briefing on the main issues at stake in the November poll.
GUATEMALA has become a sanctuary for drug traffickers and gang members who have managed to infiltrate the country’s military, police and justice systems.
Its Central American location has put it on a major transit route for cocaine travelling from Colombia to Mexico and on to the United States.
Cooperation between the US and Mexico has increased pressure on the drug cartels in northern Mexico.
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