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A noted Mexican crime analyst and scholar says that the Sinaloa Cartel is buying heroin and... ReadLeer
/ Heroin

‘Mexican Cartels Buying Drugs in Afghanistan’

An editorial published Monday outlines the imminent collapse of Brazil's penitentiary system that... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Brazilian Prison System on Verge of Collapse

At least six people died and another dozen were wounded after a bomb exploded on a public bus on... ReadLeer
/ Extortion

Bus Bomb in Guatemala Kills Six

The Sinaloa Cartel reportedly maintains two armed cells at the border between Ecuador and Peru,... ReadLeer
/ Criminal Migration

Sinaloa Cartel Expands Reach in Peru, Australia

With the end of 2010 comes a glut of statistics about rising versus decreasing crime rates across... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia: By the Numbers, 2010

The Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), the 17-year old rebel group based in the southern... ReadLeer
/ Kidnapping

Zapatistas Deny Kidnapping ‘Jefe’ Diego

Criminal group the Familia Michoacana stated in a brief letter that they will cease all criminal... ReadLeer
/ La Familia Michoacana

Familia Michoacana Announce January Truce