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Monthly Archives: October 2011

According to a new report released by the United Nations, profits from criminal activities... ReadLeer
/ Govt/Multilateral Investigations

UN Report Identifies Winners and Losers of Transnational Crime

Estimates of the number of gunmen employed by Mexico's cartels are highly inflated, argues blogger... ReadLeer
/ Homicides

Counting Mexico’s Hitmen

Guatemalan investigators have linked the July murder of Argentine singer and songwriter Facundo... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Argentine Singer’s Murder Linked to Guatemalan Assassination Ring

Hundreds of weapons and a large stockpile of ammunition have disappeared from a police warehouse in... ReadLeer
/ Arms Trafficking

Weapons, Ammo Stolen From Honduras Police Warehouse

Peru’s police say they have detained more than 200 "drug mules" at Lima's international airports... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Most Drug Mules Caught in Peru are Foreigners

The U.S. government has released its 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment, which undermines... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Report Paints Picture of Supply Chain Between Mexican and US Gangs

Officials in the relatively peaceful central Mexican state of Queretaro said the region has grown... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Central Mexico Reports Rise of Narco-Refugees

Brazil's community police program will deploy a new unit to the Rio de Janeiro shantytown closest... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Rio to Send Police into Favela Next to Olympic Stadium

Mexico’s Navy has detained six alleged members of the Zetas drug gang, including Carlos Pitalua,... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico’s Navy Detains Alleged Veracruz Zetas Boss

The U.S. government says that Peru has, for the first time in nearly two decades, taken Colombia's... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

How Peru Beat Colombia to Be World’s Biggest Cocaine Producer

Federal troops in north Mexico recently discovered a luxury ranch where 200 gunmen from the Zetas... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Busts Zetas’ Luxury ‘Narco-Ranch’

A new study by the RAND Corporation carefully avoids describing the Mexican drug conflict as an... ReadLeer
/ Investigations

What Mexico Can Learn from Counterinsurgency Doctrine