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The FARC rebel group have declared an "armed strike" in Choco on Colombia's Pacific, warning the... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

FARC Paralyzes Colombia’s Pacific with Threats

Janet Napolitano ruffled feathers by comparing Mexican capo Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to Osama... ReadLeer
/ El Azul

Despite US Claims, Chapo Guzman is no Osama bin Laden

The existence of squads of former soldiers who have regrouped to train and demand the recreation of... ReadLeer
/ Caribbean

Who is Funding Illicit Army Training Camps in Haiti?

The Honduran Congress passed legislation doubling the prison sentence for extortion, among other... ReadLeer
/ Extortion

Honduras Doubles Prison Terms for Extortion

The US State Department has requested more aid for Central America, but less for Colombia and... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

State Budget Request Reflects Shift in LatAm Security Priorities

Mexican security forces found 120 plastic Roman warrior-type helmets at a safehouse belonging to... ReadLeer
/ Knights Templar

Roman Helmets Found in Safe House Add to Knights Templar Image

Twenty-five suspected members of the hacker collective Anonymous have been arrested in Latin... ReadLeer
/ Cyber Crime

Authorities Crack Down on Anonymous in Latin America

According to a document from Mexico's Secretariat of Exterior Relations, last year 2,892 Mexicans... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

3,000 Mexican ‘Drug Mules’ Arrested in 41 Countries

The UN's latest annual report on drug trafficking offers a bleak assessment of efforts to fight... ReadLeer
/ Drug Policy

UN Report Enforces Orthodox Drug Strategy

The captured leader of Peru's Shining Path rebel group has calmly admitted to ordering the deaths... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Shining Path Leader Confesses to Killings, Denies Drug Crime