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The FARC are reportedly under orders to retake strategic territory in west Colombia, demonstrating... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

‘FARC Push to Retake Old Paramilitary Battlegrounds’

Colombian and Mexican drug traffickers imprisoned in Peru offered $1 million for the assassination... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Colombian, Mexican Traffickers Offer $1M for Murder of Peruvian Prosecutor

Mexico's authorities have claimed a recent drop in violence in crime-ridden Veracruz as the fruit... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Veracruz: More than a Temporary Calm?

Uruguay has long been one of the safest countries in Latin America, but some are warning that the... ReadLeer
/ Uruguay

Organized Crime Sets its Sights on Peaceful Uruguay

The defense ministers of Peru and Colombia have agreed to strengthen their cooperation in the fight... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Peru, Colombia Strengthen Ties Against Organized Crime

Mexico's government upped its offensive against the Zetas with the announcement that five new... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Plans 5 New Military Bases in Zeta Territory

Guatemalan President Otto Perez announced the creation of a new task force to combat the country’s... ReadLeer
/ Gender and Organized Crime

Guatemala to Tackle Femicide With New Task Force

Mexico's authorities have gone on the offensive against the Sinaloa Cartel, capturing five alleged... ReadLeer
/ El Chapo

Mexican Authorities on the Offensive Against Chapo Guzman

After five years of horror, the violence in Mexico could be beginning to stabilize. Alejandro Hope... ReadLeer
/ Homicides

As Mexico’s Violence Stabilizes, the Blame Game Will Change Sides

Borderland Beat investigates the story of an immigrant to the US, seemingly a successful perfume... ReadLeer
/ El Chapo

The Perfume Man and Chapo’s Stinking Dollars

Some 90 percent of people arrested during Felipe Calderon’s first five years as president of... ReadLeer
/ Judicial Reform

Impunity at 90% in Calderon’s Mexico

El Salvador’s police have claimed that the country’s “maras,” or street gangs, are planning an... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

Are El Salvador’s Gangs Plotting to ‘Take Down the System’?