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Julio Alberto Lozano, alias "Patricia," accused by Colombian authorities of being one of the... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombian Kingpin to Reveal Details of Ties with Mexican Cartels

Edgar Mejía Asencio, alias "Izula," an alleged former commander of the Shining Path's Upper... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Shining Path Guerrilla Describes Life in the Drug Trade

Police in Puerto Rico arrested 17 people yesterday accused of ties to the island's most notorious... ReadLeer
/ Caribbean

Police Arrest Brother of Puerto Rican Kingpin

Citing recent clashes between Guatemalan security forces and the Zetas drug trafficking... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Citing Zetas Drug Gang, Guatemalan Interior Minister Calls for More US Assistance

Colombian National Police on Monday captured Rastrojos leader Hector Eudoro Rivera Erazo, alias... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombian Police Capture Rastrojos Leader with FARC Ties

Under the framework of the Merida Initiative, the US will give $333 million in aid and equipment to... ReadLeer
/ Merida Initiative

US to Grant Some Merida Initiative Funds Ahead of Schedule

InSight Crime translates an excerpt from Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez's weekly column, "Las... ReadLeer

Hugo Chavez: US Wants Makled to ‘Vomit’ Accusations

Arturo Paredes Cordoba, the brother of Jorge Mario Paredes Cordoba (pictured), alias "El Gordo,"... ReadLeer
/ El Loco Barrera

Brother of Guatemalan Drug Lord Slain

Mexican authorities formally began extradition proceedings for Edgar Valdez Villareal, alias "La... ReadLeer
/ Beltran Leyva Org

Extradition Process for ‘La Barbie’ Begins

Silverio Cavazos Ceballos, the former governor of the western state of Colima, was assassinated... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Ex-governor Killed in Mexico

The debate over legalizing marijuana surged in 2010. Here are the estimates of domestic marijuana... ReadLeer

Domestic Cannabis Cultivation – US Govt Assessment 2009

In June The New York Times obtained a leaked U.S. government report on methamphetamine... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

‘National Methamphetamine Threat Assessment 2010,’ U.S. Department of Justice