Insight Crime: Are US Anti-Crime Programs in Central America Working?

Written by Mike LaSusa

  • 6 March 2017
  • Posted by: Anna Uchoa
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Over the past several years, the United States has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on crime and violence prevention programs in Central America, with few evaluations of the impact of this investment. But one hotly debated study highlights the challenges of measuring security assistance outcomes, as well as the need for a greater body of analysis about the efficacy of such initiatives.