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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

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