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Monthly Archives: May 2011

In less than a week Costa Rica's Police confiscated 938 kilos of cocaine, which is about a tenth of... ReadLeer
/ Costa Rica

Costa Rica Seizes Almost 1 Ton Cocaine in a Week

A shootout between rival drug trafficking gangs left at least 28 people dead on a highway near the... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Drug Gang Shootout Kills 28 in West Mexico

Colombia has announced a $1.1 million reward for information leading to the capture of former... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Puts $1M Reward on ‘Drug Trafficking’ Ex-Guerrilla

Guatemala's president has warned that the country is being "invaded" by drug traffickers, following... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Guatemala Warns of Drug Gang Invasion

Mexico announced the arrest of Jesus Radilla, a boss of the South Pacific Cartel, who is accused of... ReadLeer
/ Beltran Leyva Org

Mexico Arrests Cartel Boss Over Murder of Poet’s Son

Mexico's authorities said that bodies recently found in mass graves in Durango are victims of... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Mass Graves: Evidence of Sinaloa Cartel Split?

Three employees of an Arizona sheriff have been arrested on charges of working with Mexican drug... ReadLeer
/ Human Smuggling

Arizona Sheriff Employees Arrested, Linked to Sinaloa Cartel

A Guatemalan prosecutor investigating a recent massacre involving the Zetas, a Mexican drug gang,... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Guatemala Prosecutor Killed After ‘Zetas’ Arrests

Venezuela authorities seized 330 kilos of cocaine and arrested two people, one a Colombian... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Venezuela Seizes 330 Kilos Cocaine on Colombia Border

The United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia - AUC) was a... ReadLeer


Colombian authorities discovered 12 tons of cocaine in a container headed for Mexico, most likely a... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Seizes 12 Tons of Cocaine Bound for Mexico

The Colombian province of Cauca is one of the most strategic in the country and the site of the... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia: Cauca Violence due to FARC Under Pressure