Rebecca Hanson

Rebecca Hanson

Bio coming soon more here.

Why are Police Officers Dying in Venezuela?

Figure produced by FUNDEPRO, charting the deaths of security forces in Venezuela from 2012-2015 (published here) One morning in October 2013 I was sitting in the office of Education Coordination at the Police University (Universidad Nacional Experimental de la...

The Paradox of Violence in Venezuela

From October 29-31, 2015, the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research at Tulane University hosted a conference that brought together research on violence in Latin America in order to better understand violence in Venezuela. “The Paradox of Violence in Venezuela:...

In Defense of Venezuela’s Police Reform

By: Martha Lía Grajales Pineda, Red de Apoyo por la Justicia y la Paz Originally published December 1, 2014 in El Universal On October 27th President of the Republic Nicolás Maduro, announced the formation of a Presidential Commission for the transformation of police...

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Geoff Ramsey

Geoff Ramsey

Director for Venezuela @GRamsey_LatAm

David Smilde

David Smilde

WOLA Senior Fellow and the Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations at Tulane University


Kristen Martinez-Gugerli

Venezuela Program Associate