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Last weekend police found the bodies of three land reform activists in the central department of... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Land Reform a Threat to Criminal Interests in Colombia

The rebel of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de... ReadLeer
/ FARC

Surge in FARC Attacks Accompany Hostage Negotiations

A recent US Army-commissioned study found that Mexican cartels have entered into 48 of the 50 U.S.... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexican Drug Gangs Have 230 ‘Branches’ in US, Canada

A recent investigation by Mexico City’s Attorney General may shed light on the effect of... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Reports of New Criminal Groups in Mexico May Challenge Current Policy

The rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have become the principal dealers... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

FARC Run ‘Marijuana Cartel’

A daily newspaper in Cancun published an inside look at the day-to-day life of an assassin for one... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Assassin Testimony Presents a Deadly Picture of the Zetas

Beatriz Elena Henao became the first person extradited from Colombia to the United States on drug... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Extradites ‘Amphetamine Queen’

The two major security challenges facing the Colombian government is rising urban crime rates and... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia’s Top 2 Security Priorities in 2011

In what is both an unorthodox anti-corruption effort and an unusual political appeal to Ecuador's... ReadLeer
/ Ecuador

Ecuador Offers Amnesty to Immigrants who Report Police Corruption

In a thirteen minute video message posted on Youtube, the supreme commander of the Revolutionary... ReadLeer
/ Alfonso Cano

Alfonso Cano: FARC to ‘Double’ Actions in 2011

A grisly weekend killing spree left 28 people dead, 16 of them decapitated, in the Mexican resort... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Beheadings in Acapulco Point to Sinaloa Cartel

In 2009, Ecuadorean authorities stopped 63 tons of cocaine, a record for Ecuador and a nearly 100... ReadLeer
/ Ecuador

Tracking Drug Routes through Ecuador