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Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Mexican border town of Nuevo Laredo has seen three brutal killings in an apparent campaign by... ReadLeer
/ Infographics

The Zetas’ Biggest Rival: Social Networks

Examples of vigilante groups abound in Mexico, but all have been short-lived, and their emergence... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Drug War Not Causing Surge of Paramilitaries in Mexico

Coca cultivation stabilized in Bolivia last year, according to a report by the United Nations, but... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Stable Coca Cultivation does not Mean Victory Against Cocaine in Bolivia

This report outlines a series of actions by the U.S. government in order to face violence in... ReadLeer
/ Belize

US Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control: Responding to Violence in Central America

Drug smugglers have responded to the construction of a strengthened section of U.S.-Mexico border... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Smugglers Pass Marijuana Through Bars of US-Mexico Border Fence

President Michel Martelly may keep his campaign promise to revive the Haitian army, which he has... ReadLeer
/ Caribbean

Haiti President Moves Forward with Plan to Restore Army

A man was detained at the airport in Cayenne, French Guiana, while allegedly attempting to smuggle... ReadLeer
/ Eco-Trafficking

‘Ecotrafficker’ Caught in French Guiana Airport With Hummingbirds in Pants

The jump in killings in Mexico since 2006 coincided with a rise in cocaine prices in the U.S. --... ReadLeer
/ Homicides

US Cocaine Prices and Imported Violence

General Charles Jacoby, the new head of U.S. military's Northern Command, stressed the need for... ReadLeer
/ Arms Trafficking

US Military Calls for Closer Ties with Mexico

In a landmark ruling, a judge ordered land returned to 14 families who were forced from their homes... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Displaced Colombians Win Back Land Stolen by Paramilitaries

A commander in Rio de Janeiro's Military Police has been arrested on suspicion of masterminding the... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Rio Police Commander Arrested Over Judge’s Murder

The wife of fugitive Mexican Sinaloa Cartel boss Joaquin Guzman, alias “El Chapo,” gave birth to... ReadLeer
/ El Chapo

‘El Chapo’s Wife Gives Birth in Los Angeles’