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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Nearly three years after expelling the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) from Bolivia,... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Bolivia President Warns of US Drug Agency Plots

A Guatemalan newspaper editor shines a spotlight onto networks of corruption intertwined with the... ReadLeer
/ CIACS

Guatemala ‘Sleeper’ Cartel Corrodes State, Military

At least 14 current and former policemen were arrested in Rio de Janeiro in an operation aimed at... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Brazil Arrests 14 Police ‘Members of Militia Group’

Thousands of Federal Police who have overseen security in Mexico's most violent city for the past... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

As Federal Forces Withdraw, Juarez Police Must Hold their Own

With much of Mexico suffering a wave of violence triggered by organized crime, analysts have... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Could Mexico City Become the Next Cartel Battleground?

Almost eight tons of cocaine headed for Central America has been seized in two raids conducted with... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Almost 8 Tons Cocaine Seized in Caribbean

Guns that were sold to suspected cartel middlemen under the U.S. government's "Fast and Furious"... ReadLeer
/ Arms Trafficking

US Gun Scheme Armed Sinaloa Cartel: Report

A clash between two street gangs linked to the Juarez Cartel and the Sinaloa Cartel in a prison in... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Juarez Prison Riot Leaves 17 Dead

With illicit coca production on the rise in Bolivia, the eastern department of Santa Cruz is... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Santa Cruz Emerges as Bolivia Trafficking Hub

The U.S. government has unveiled a "new" strategy against transnational organized crime which is... ReadLeer
/ Drug Policy

Obama Anti-Drug Strategy More Rhetoric than Reality

Human rights activists and relatives of missing Central American migrants are making their way to... ReadLeer
/ Human Smuggling

Families of Missing Migrants March to Mexico

Venezuela’s newly appointed prison minister has promised sweeping reforms to tackle overcrowding... ReadLeer
/ Prisons

New Venezuela Prison Minister Promises Reform