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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Bolivian officials announced this week that they had captured the cousin of one of Colombia’s most... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Bolivia Captures Drug Kingpin, Claims Rare Victory

The president of El Salvador has accused the country’s previous governments of sponsoring... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

Salvador President Accuses Past Govts of Sponsoring Crime

An ambush by alleged FARC guerrillas in northern Colombia killed a senior police officer and... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

‘FARC’ Attack Kills Colombia Police Major

A new report by the U.S. government criticizes Venezuela for failing to enforce existing anti-human... ReadLeer
/ Human Trafficking

US Blacklists Venezuela in Human Trafficking Report

A former head of El Salvador’s anti-drug police has asked to be reinstated to the force after a... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

El Salvador Police Boss Seeks Return after ‘Drug Ties’

The annual United Nations' World Drug Report is a useful document for identifying broad trends in... ReadLeer
/ Govt/Multilateral Investigations

UN Report Fails to Question Assumptions of War on Drugs

Reports suggest that assaults on U.S. officials on the Mexico border are on the rise, as desperate... ReadLeer
/ US/Mexico Border

Are Mexico Cartels Targeting US Border Officials?

The governments of Brazil and Paraguay have signed an agreement which will see the neighboring... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Brazil, Paraguay Agree to Join Forces Against Organized Crime

An alleged leader of the FARC guerrilla group, arrested in Ecuador on Monday, was an important link... ReadLeer
/ Ecuador

Captured FARC Guerrilla Linked to Sinaloa Cartel

With a series of public banners posted around the Mexican state of Michoacan, the Familia drug gang... ReadLeer
/ La Familia

Familia Claim Split with ‘El Chango’ Over Zetas Alliance

The Mexican army discovered the most sophisticated illegal drug laboratory ever found in the... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Finds Giant Underground Drug Lab

Authorities seized more than half a ton of cocaine from a house on the U.S. Virgin Island of St.... ReadLeer
/ Caribbean

Cocaine Seizure, Murder Surge in US Caribbean