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Guajira governor "Kiko" Gomez
The governor of La Guajira, Colombia's northernmost department, is accused of ties with... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Accused Colombia Governor Highlights BACRIM Connections

CINEP presents its new report
A new report by a Colombian non-governmental organization (NGO) that works in close association... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

‘Paramilitaries Behind Majority of Colombia Human Rights Violations’

US official William Brownfield
A top government official announced on May 23 that the US anti-narcotics office in Bolivia will... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

US to Shut Down Bolivia Anti-Drug Office

A joint Brazilian/Paraguayan anti-marijuana op
Security forces from Paraguay and Brazil have launched a new joint operation targeting marijuana... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Paraguay and Brazil Launch Joint Anti-Marijuana Operation

InSight Crime Co-Director Steven Dudley was invited to testify before US Congress on May 23, in... ReadLeer
/ Merida Initiative

8 Recommendations for Congress on the Merida Initiative

Members of the Bolivarian militias in Venezuela
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro has announced plans to create armed "workers militias," in what... ReadLeer
/ Venezuela

Maduro to Create Armed ‘Workers Militias’ in Venezuela

Amnesty International criticized Mexico in 2013 report
In its annual report, Amnesty International criticized Mexico for human rights abuses committed... ReadLeer
/ Human Rights

Amnesty International Critiques Human Rights Abuses of Mexico Drug War

Ex-Peruvian President Alan Garcia
Eighty five drug traffickers who had their sentence commuted by ex-president Alan Garcia in Peru... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Drug Traffickers Released by Garcia in Peru Re-captured

Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN)
ELN guerrillas killed ten soldiers in the deadliest rebel attack in Colombia so far this year,... ReadLeer
/ ELN

Resurgent ELN Kill Ten Soldiers Near Venezuela Border

The OAS' new report on the Latin America's drug trade
The newly published OAS report "Drugs in the Americas" not only marks a step towards deepening the... ReadLeer
/ Drug Policy

OAS Report Charts Drug Policy Scenarios

Deportees arriving to the Dominican Republic
During the first five months of 2013, the US has deported 511 Dominican nationals on drug charges,... ReadLeer
/ Caribbean

US Deports Over 500 Dominicans on Drug Charges in 2013

Costa Rica President Laura Chinchilla
Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla has suggested the scandal surrounding her use of a jet... ReadLeer
/ Costa Rica

‘Narco-Jet Deliberate Plot Against Me’: Chinchilla