Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Breaking the taboo about drugs

May 29, 2013

Ricardo Lagos, former president of Chile and professor at large at the Institute, is one of seven high profile signatories to an open letter calling for more progressive drug policy in the Americas. The letter was co-signed by past visitors to the Institute and to the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, including Ernesto Zedillo, former president of Mexico, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former president of Brazil, and Cesar Gaviria, former president of Colombia.