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Nicaragua has become the latest country in the region to send the army onto the streets to fight... ReadLeer
/ Nicaragua

Nicaragua Deploys 1,000 Soldiers to Tackle Rural Crime

A route through the center of Mexico, from close to Mexico City up to Coahuila on the US border,... ReadLeer
/ Infographics

Central Mexico is New Danger Zone for Migrants

Another violent incident along the US side of the Mexican border has been attributed to... ReadLeer
/ US/Mexico Border

Texas Shootout Fuels Fears of Mexican ‘Spillover’ Violence

Testimony by a former Sinaloa Cartel operative provides details on the murky dealings between US... ReadLeer
/ El Chapo

Trafficker Gives Details of El Chapo’s Deals with US

Just over two weeks after he was captured, Venezuela has handed over Colombian drug trafficker... ReadLeer
/ Oficina de Envigado

Venezuela Extradites ‘Valenciano’ to US

Authorities highlighed drug seizure and arrest statistics in an updated review of Brazil's $6.3... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Brazil’s Biggest Ever Border Crackdown Brings Results

Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Guatemala’s president-elect Otto Perez Molina say they plan... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Mexico’s Calderon Talks Security with Guatemalan President-Elect

The Honduran government claims to have seized a some 22 metric tons of cocaine in 2011, but a quick... ReadLeer
/ Honduras

Honduras Cocaine Seizures are a Drop in the Bucket

The Paraguayan government’s 60-day “state of exception” made for big headlines but little... ReadLeer
/ EPP

Paraguay’s Rebels Elusive, State Inept

Claims that the Shining Path is now dealing directly with Mexico’s most powerful drug cartel, if... ReadLeer
/ Peru

What a Sinaloa Cartel Alliance Would Mean for the Shining Path

The Ecuadorian Army has destroyed almost 4,000 illegal weapons seized by the military and the... ReadLeer
/ Arms Trafficking

Ecuador Destroys 4,000 Illegal Weapons

Traffickers are increasingly using ultralight aircraft to transport drugs into the United States... ReadLeer
/ US/Mexico Border

US Cracks Down on Drug Smugglers in Ultralight Planes