Stories by Daniel Robelo

Daniel Robelo is research coordinator at the Drug Policy Alliance. subscribe to Daniel Robelo's feed

Posted on: Jan 12, 2016, Source: Drug Policy Alliance

The removal of one drug lord changes very little in Mexico.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Clinton has been touting the "success" of US drug war policies in Colombia, but her comments reek of revisionism.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Here are three steps that local, state and federal governments can take to dismantle the drug war.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

DEA agents consorting with prostitutes provided by Colombian drug cartels is just a very ripe example of the moral rot at the heart of the drug war.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

250,000 people have been deported for drug offenses in the last 6 years.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2013, Source: Drug Policy Alliance

The speech was a forceful plea to end the insanity of current drug war policies.

Posted on: May 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

It’s the first time that any multilateral institution anywhere in the world has critically analyzed the war on drugs, and considered new approaches.

Posted on: May 6, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Hundreds of Mexicans began a three day march yesterday to protest the death and violence of the failed drug war.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2011, Source: AlterNet

After forty years and a trillion dollars, supporters of the drug war still claim that any discussion of legalization sends the “wrong message” to children.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Mexican President Felipe Calderon and President Obama ignored the elephant in the room in their meeting -- drug prohibition is the cause of prohibition.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Why is the United States formally objecting to Bolivia's request to the UN to allow its ancestral practice of coca leaf chewing?

Posted on: Oct 29, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Legalizing marijuana will protect the safety and civil rights of the latino community.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Sadly, legalization is not even part of the policy dialogue in D.C. -- the U.S. drug czar has repeatedly said it's not even part of his or Obama's "vocabulary."

Posted on: Jul 26, 2010, Source: AlterNet

A new report by the Government Accountability Office makes painfully clear that the U.S. is wasting taxpayer dollars on the drug war in Mexico.