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Authorities display a large cocaine seizure
Venezuela seized more than 2.6 tons of cocaine that authorities believe was destined for Central... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Cocaine Seizure Highlights Scale of Venezuela-Central America Trafficking

One of the Urabeños' top commanders was killed in a shootout with police in the organization's... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Urabenõs Boss Killed in Shootout with Colombian Police

Vanguardia photographer Daniel Martinez
A Mexican newspaper has denied officials' claims that one of its photographers, killed this week,... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Newspaper Slams Official Claims Linking Murdered Photographer to Zetas

Viktor Ivanov with President Daniel Ortega
As Russia deepens its military and counternarcotics involvement in Latin America, the United States... ReadLeer
/ Drug Policy

Should Russian Anti-Drug Aid to LatAm Worry the US?

Police recover a home taken by Tegucigalpa gangs
Tegucigalpa residents say that police work with gangs that go door-to-door to collect extortion... ReadLeer
/ Extortion

Honduras Police Involved in Extortion Racket: Report

PAN politician Miguel Yunes
Two of Mexico’s biggest political parties have been trading allegations of ties to drug cartels,... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexican Politicians Swap Accusations of Zetas Funding

US President Barack Obama
The White House's 2013 National Drug Control Strategy Report maintains the previous year's focus on... ReadLeer
/ Drug Policy

White House 2013 Drug Strategy Focuses on Prevention, Treatment

Costa Rica Security Minister Mario Zamora Cordero
Costa Rican police arrested 30 drug traffickers from four countries over the course of a year-long... ReadLeer
/ Costa Rica

Costa Rica Dismantles Groups Trafficking Colombian Cocaine

Report says 50% LatAm companies suffer cyber attacks
Over half of Latin American companies suffered from cyber attacks such as malware, fraud, denial of... ReadLeer
/ Cybercrime

Over Half LatAm Companies Reported Cyber Attacks in 2012

A cocaine shipment seized in Ecuador
Reports from Ecuador highlight the size of its domestic drug market, although the country's biggest... ReadLeer
/ Ecuador

Is the Sinaloa Cartel Feeding Ecuador’s Domestic Drug Trade?

Vigilante roadblock in Guerrero, Mexico
The government of Guerrero, Mexico, has signed an agreement with local self-defense forces to begin... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Governor Signs Pact to Legalize Vigilantes in West Mexico

El Salvador's President Mauricio Funes
The administration of El Salvador President Mauricio Funes is taking steps to assume a... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

El Salvador Govt to Take more Responsibility for Gang Truce