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Mark Schneider

Former Senior Adviser

In The News

23 Mar 2017
The United States should recognise that its own economic and security interests would be well served by cooperation, not confrontation, with Mexico to tackle organised crime and corruption. Miami Herald

Mark Schneider

Former Senior Adviser
3 Feb 2017
Drug cartels that dominate cocaine trafficking through the Central American corridor to Mexico and U.S. markets siphon young migrant girls, boys and women to brothels and other way-points of human trafficking. Miami Herald

Mark Schneider

Former Senior Adviser
1 Apr 2016
[In Colombia], the announcement of the start of talks with the ELN may speed the process of reaching a final deal with the FARC and ease the process of implementing the agreement in the short and long-term. Latin America Advisor

Mark Schneider

Former Senior Adviser
1 Apr 2016
[In Colombia], the announcement of the start of talks with the ELN may speed the process of reaching a final deal with the FARC and ease the process of implementing the agreement in the short and long-term. Latin America Advisor

Mark Schneider

Former Senior Adviser

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We Don’t Need A Wall To Manage Migration From Mexico

Deportations from Mexico and the U.S. will not stop Central Americans fleeing poverty and violence. Instead of building a wall, the U.S. should help Mexico provide safe, secure reception areas on its southern border for Central American migrants.

Originally published in Miami Herald

Witnessing Colombia’s Peace

Crisis Group’s Mark Schneider sat among the sea of white blouses and Guayabera shirts gathered before Colombia’s president and FARC guerrilla commander as they signed their historic peace deal on 26 September 2016. Here he remembers the ups and downs of a decades-long struggle to end the country’s once-chronic war.

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Venezuela in Wonderland

The late socialist leader Hugo Chávez should be turning over in his grave as the poor are suffering the most from Venezuela’s economic collapse. His successor, President Nicolás Maduro, is attempting to cling to power by railing against a recall referendum, a provision that Chávez himself included in the constitution.

Originally published in Miami Herald