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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

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