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The former head of the Guatemalan national police has been arrested for her alleged involvement in... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Ex-Guatemalan Police Chief Accused of Extra-Judicial Killings

More than a year after the military launched a raid to drive drug traffickers out of Complexo do... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

A Year After Historic Military Invasion, Rio Slum Preps for Police Units

Although both governments have downplayed the presence of Colombia rebel groups in Venezuela, a... ReadLeer
/ ELN

FARC, ELN Use Venezuela as Base for Attacks: Report

The Knights Templar drug gang promised to halt violence during the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to... ReadLeer
/ Infographics

Did Knights Templar Keep ‘Truce’ During Pope’s Mexico Visit?

At a meeting of Central American leaders this weekend, Guatemala's President Otto Perez failed to... ReadLeer
/ Drug Policy

Guatemala Drug Reform Summit Falls Flat

A year ago this week, the son of poet Javier Sicilia was murdered by a drug gang in Cuernavaca,... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Sicilia’s Impact on Mexico, One Year On

The arrival of Pope Benedict XVI in Mexico is an opportunity to examine the troubled relationship... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

The Church’s Ambiguous Role in Mexico Drug Violence

Representatives of the rival MS-13 and Barrio-18 gangs in El Salvador have confirmed the existence... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

‘El Salvador Gangs Confirm Truce’

Speaking at the inauguration ceremony for a new army garrison in Michoacan, the Mexican president... ReadLeer
/ La Familia Michoacana

Mexico Deploys 8,000 Troops in Michoacan

The three biggest cocaine producers in the world -- Colombia, Peru and Bolivia -- are planning to... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Colombia, Peru, Bolivia Plan Unified System to Measure Coca Crops

Police in Guatemala have arrested a man attempting to leave the country with nearly $50,000... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Guatemalan Money Smuggler Swallows $50,000

The Jalisco Cartel - New Generation has released a video asking the government not to hinder their... ReadLeer
/ Jalisco Cartel

Jalisco Cartel Promises Mexico Govt it will Take Down Rival Gang