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Monthly Archives: December 2011

The United States Treasury Department's announcement that it was placing a Panama-based money... ReadLeer
/ Money Laundering

US Treasury Targeting More than Panama-based Operation?

Mexico's military announced that 2,321 "aggressors" had been killed in 1,971 "aggressions" against... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico’s Military: 2,321 ‘Aggressors’ Killed Since 2006

Rio-based blogger and journalist Julia Michaels parcels out the gems from two recent interviews of... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Yuletide thoughts from Rio’s Public Safety Secretary

Seizures of Zetas' communications equipment have increased international attention on the group's... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Zetas’ Comms Addendum: Uniformity, Protection Key

Mexico's capture of a 'Chapo' Guzman's "security chief" means one of two things: Mexican... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Capture of ‘Chapo’ Security Chief Shows Mexico Lacks Patience

A mass paramilitary surrender resulted in just 21 arrests this weekend in Colombia. The rest of the... ReadLeer
/ Caracho

Colombia ERPAC Handover Exposes Holes in Process

Costa Rica's government approved a plan this week to raise some $70 million per year in extra... ReadLeer
/ Costa Rica

Costa Rica Approves New Tax to Fight Crime

InSight Crime presents "Game Changers 2011," our first annual look at the year in organized crime... ReadLeer
/ Investigations

InSight Crime’s Game Changers: 2011

According to Peru's military intelligence, there are 500 members of the Shining Path fighting in... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Military Statistics Suggest Shining Path Growing in Numbers

The beleaguered Mexican city of Veracruz is trying to fight corruption by purging its police force... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Veracruz Police Purge May Provide Recruits for Criminal Gangs

In the concluding section of a three-part series, investigator Michael Porth examines the steps... ReadLeer
/ Costa Rica

Costa Rica in the Crosshairs (Part III)

A police officer has been burned alive in front of onlookers in Ciudad Juarez, suggesting a new... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Juarez Police Officer Burned Alive on City Street