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A judge this week dismissed the most serious charges against one of the leaders of the Juarez... ReadLeer
/ El Viceroy

Top Mexican Drug Lord May Go Free

A report from Colombia's National Commission for Reparation and Reconciliation (CNNR) this week... ReadLeer
/ AUC

6,000 Demobilized Paramilitaries have Returned to Crime

A panel discussion Monday at the Wilson Center highlighted the interconnectedness of organized... ReadLeer

Study Looks at Transnational Crime in Northern Triangle

Cuban officials were repeatedly frustrated by their attempts to engage Jamaican authorities on the... ReadLeer
/ Caribbean

WikiLeaks: Jamaica ‘Ignoring’ Cubans Concerns of Drug Smuggling

Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies this week stripped lawmaker Julio César Godoy Toscano of his legal... ReadLeer
/ La Familia Michoacana

Mexican Lawmaker, Allegedly Connected to Crime Boss, Loses Immunity

Three months after the government passed a tough new law criminalizing gang membership, El... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

3 Months After Passing Anti-Gang Law, El Salvador’s Courts Await Implementation

Police in the western coastal city of Buenaventura on Wednesday discovered a sizeable arms and... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Officials Discover FARC Arms Cache in Western Colombia

In an audio recording attributed to a top leader of the Familia Michoacana, the group's... ReadLeer
/ El Chayo

Familia Michoacana Leader Tells Michoacan ‘God is With Us Until Victory’

According to the 2010 National Survey of Insecurity (Encuesta Nacional de Inseguridad), the vast... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Survey: Nearly 80% of Mexicans Have Little or No Confidence in Federal Police

According to a U.S. State Department cable released by the international whistle-blower website... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Cable Highlights Widespread Flaws in ‘Porous’ Mexico-Guatemala Border

Waves of killings blamed on drug cartels are continuing to sweep Mexico. Mexican political... ReadLeer

‘Drugs and Violence: Mexico’s Addiction’

As drug trafficking organizations make aerial eradication more difficult, authorities must... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia’s Counter-Drug Efforts Increasingly Complicated by Landmines