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El Salvador’s defense minister said that six soldiers recently charged with the attempted robbery... ReadLeer
/ Arms Trafficking

Salvadoran Defense Minister Says Stolen Grenades Were for the Zetas

An armed group killed eight villagers and wounded four others in a weekend raid on a bar in the... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

ELN Suspects in Colombia Massacre

Colombia’s ELN rebel group, often forgotten and underestimated, is increasing its strength thanks... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia ELN Rebels Climb Back Into the Fray

A candidate running for city council was killed June 23 in Guatemala, bringing the total of... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Death Toll Rises in Guatemala With Candidate’s Murder

Peru's police found 113 kilos of cocaine hidden inside a fake torpedo attached to the bottom of a... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Peru Finds ‘Narco-Torpedo’ on Boat

Mexican authorities announced the find of seven tons of precursor chemicals, used in the production... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Seizes 7 Tons Precursor Chemicals in Port

There were plenty of vows of greater cooperation, as well as pledges for cash, at a Central... ReadLeer

More Drug War Aid for Central America, But With Security Taxes?

Colombia's armed forces commander has revealed that intelligence and statements from former FARC... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

FARC Commander ‘Fabian Ramirez’ Alive?

Bolivia appears on the verge of withdrawing from a major UN narcotics treaty, underscoring the... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Bolivia Set to Withdraw from UN Drug Treaty

A pair of recent arrests have underscored the increasing vulnerability of La Linea, once one of the... ReadLeer
/ La Familia Michoacana

Arrests Herald Juarez Drug Gang’s Decline

The U.S. Border Patrol shot dead a Mexican citizen who was reportedly trying to illegally cross the... ReadLeer
/ US/Mexico Border

Border Patrol Shoots Mexican After Confrontation

At a Central American security conference in Guatemala, the U.S. pledged a rise in aid, but called... ReadLeer

US Calls on Central America Elites to Fund Crime Fight