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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Julian Leyzaola, Tijuana’s outgoing Secretary of Public Safety, has been dismissed of his duties... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Tijuana’s Controversial Public Safety Secretary Dismissed

The legend of Alejo Garza, a 77-year old farmer who died fighting off the Zetas drug gang while the... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Ballad of ‘Don’ Alejo Garza, the Man who Died Fighting the Zetas

Street gangs in Panama are continuing to gain territory, according to a recent... ReadLeer
/ Panama

Number of Panama Street Gangs Nearly Triples Since 2005

Colombian authorities still cannot confirm that Pablo Benito Cabrera, alias "Fabian Ramírez," a... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombian Govt Can’t Confirm Death of FARC Leader

Diego Fernández de Cevallos, a top operative and former senator for the National Action Party... ReadLeer
/ Kidnapping

Mexican Politician Freed After 6 Months

Mexican authorities captured Arturo Gallegos Castrellón, alias "El Farmero," the alleged leader of... ReadLeer
/ Juarez Cartel

Mexican Authorities Capture Alleged Aztecas Leader

Brazil's police and military are continuing their crackdown on Rio's powerful organized criminal... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Report: Rio’s Fight Against Drug Gangs Continues

A recent report by Bandeirantes TV explores how the Brazilian military police are trying... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Report: How Rio is Trying to Retake ‘Favelas’

Brazil sent troops and tanks into poor neighborhoods to help reinforce police units whose battles... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Brazil Sends Army Troops into Rio’s Slums

Mexico has sent more military and police to the Tamaulipas and Nuevo León states along the... ReadLeer
/ Gulf Cartel

Mexico Sends More Troops to Troubled Border Area

At least twelve police officers and soldiers have been killed since Tuesday in attacks by the... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

FARC Escalate Attacks In Southern Colombia

Authorities in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday launched a massive air and ground operation in a score of... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Brazilian Police Launch Massive Raid of Rio’s ‘Favelas,’ Ten Captured