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Twenty thousand migrants per year are kidnapped in Mexico by criminal groups, says,... ReadLeer
/ Human Trafficking

20,000 Migrants Kidnapped per year in Mexico

Colombian authorities have indentified 152 gangs operating in Medellin, according to a report by... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Government: 152 Gangs in Medellin

Antonio Cardenas Guillen, alias "Tony Tormenta," headed up the financial and logistics side of... ReadLeer
/ Gulf Cartel

Antonio Cardenas Guillen, alias ‘Tony Tormenta’

In an academic forum in Montevideo, Uruguay’s Interior Minister Eduardo Bonomi said the country is... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Uruguay’s Security Minister: “Feudalization” of Drug Trafficking

Alejandro Flores Cacho runs the air operations of the Sinaloa Cartel in Mexico. A mysterious... ReadLeer
/ Alejandro Flores Cacho

Alejandro Flores Cacho

Heriberto Lazcano, alias "Z3"
Heriberto Lazcano, alias "Z3," was a former commander in the Mexican special forces, before going... ReadLeer
/ Mexico Personalities

Heriberto Lazcano, alias ‘Z3’

El Loco Barrera
Daniel Barrera Barrera, alias "El Loco," was the closest thing Colombia has to a modern... ReadLeer
/ Colombia Personalities

Daniel Barrera Barrera, alias ‘El Loco’

Miguel Angel Treviño, alias "Z40," was a top commander of the Zetas criminal organization in... ReadLeer
/ Mexico Personalities

Miguel Angel Treviño, alias ‘Z40’

The National Liberation Army (Ejército de Liberación Nacional - ELN) is one of the two main... ReadLeer
/ Colombia


Diego Rastrojo
Diego Perez Henao, alias "Diego Rastrojo," was the military head of the Rastrojos, a criminal... ReadLeer
/ Colombia Personalities

Diego Perez Henao, alias ‘Diego Rastrojo’

Luis Enrique Calle Serna was a leader in the feared and ambitious Rastrojos criminal... ReadLeer
/ Colombia Personalities

Luis E. Calle Serna

After more than half a century of civil war and the rise and fall of drug trafficking empires,... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Profile