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Bolivia President Evo Morales at a counternarcotics police ceremony
Bolivia's President Evo Morales said his country is better off now that it is free from US... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Bolivia Drug War Stronger Without US: Morales

Though a casual observer might view President Enrique Peña Nieto's strategy for combating... ReadLeer
/ Drug Policy

Mexico’s Peña Nieto Plan Glosses Over Reality

Seized pharmaceuticals in Costa Rica
Seizures of pharmaceutical drugs illegally trafficked from Nicaragua to Costa Rica have grown... ReadLeer
/ Contraband

Costa Rica Sees Explosion of Pharmaceutical Drug Smuggling

Gang members in El Salvador
At least 470,000 people in El Salvador have links to gangs, according to government calculations,... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

Nearly Half a Million Salvadorans Connected to Street Gangs: Study

Guerrero Governor Angel Aguirre Rivero
The governor of Guerrero announced plans to increase security along its shared border with... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Governor Promises Security Crackdown Along Michoacan Border

A "narco-sub" intercepted by the Coast Guard
Large quantities of cocaine are reportedly arriving to Puerto Rico via submarines originating from... ReadLeer
/ Caribbean

‘Drug Subs Using Venezuela-Puerto Rico Route’

Bolivian President Evo Morales
Bolivia has turned to Venezuela as it continues its search for partners to replace the United... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Bolivia Turns to Venezuela for Anti-Drug Aid

Ex-Guatemala President Alfonso Portillo
Former President of Guatemala, Alfonso Portillo, has been extradited to the United States to face... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Ex-Guatemala President Portillo Extradited to US

Negotiators from the FARC and Colombian govt
President Juan Manuel Santos has asked the FARC to work with the state in combating drug... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Santos Invites FARC to Join Drug Fight as First Peace Agreement Signed

Former police chief Menesses with a Barrio 18 leader
For the second time, the Salvadoran embassy in Washington DC is about to turn into a temporal home... ReadLeer
/ Chepe Luna

Washington: a Refuge for Friends of El Salvador Drug Trafficker

Gang truce negotiator Bishop Romulo Emiliani
The MS-13 and Barrio 18 street gangs in Honduras may be set to declare their own version of the El... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

Honduran Gangs May Replicate El Salvador Truce

In the coming days, the Mexican government will begin to implement social programs around the... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Rolls Out Violence Prevention Program