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Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Drug Enforcement Administration
The US Drug Enforcement Administration's annual report charts evolving market forces in the supply... ReadLeer
/ Drug Policy

DEA Report Shows US Drug Market Changing

Officers from Peru's Investigative Police
The police unit responsible for investigating organized crime in Peru is set to see its budget... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Peru’s New Budget Bolsters Attack on Organized Crime

Police in Panama prepare to destroy seized drugs
Panama has registered a significant increase in drug seizures this year compared to 2012, underling... ReadLeer
/ Infographics

Panama Drug Seizures Up As Drug Routes Shift

Bolivian Interior Minister Carlos Romero
Bolivia’s interior minister has admitted the country has “technological weaknesses” that make it... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Bolivia Govt Admits Major Cocaine Transit

Manuel Zelaya and Xiomara Castro
What is the last thing a violence-wracked, corrupt Central American nation needs as it seeks to... ReadLeer
/ Honduras

Organized Crime the True Winner in Honduras Elections

Prisons in Mexico suffer serious overcrowding
A recent report from a Mexican NGO tackles the crisis in the nation's penitentiary system,... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

The Pitfalls and Possible Solutions for Mexico Prisons

Illegal logging causes major forest loss in Ecuador
Deforestation in Ecuador is occurring at a rate of nearly 66,000 hectares a year, according to... ReadLeer
/ Ecuador

Ecuador Deforestation Spurred by Illegal Logging

Drugs hidden in pineapples recovered in Guayaquil port
A lack of oversight in Ecuador's ports on the part of both private companies and the government has... ReadLeer
/ Ecuador

Lax Controls Leave Ecuador’s Ports Vulnerable to Drug Trafficking

A cocaine seizure in Salta
Transnational trafficking groups are increasingly making their presence known in northern... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Growth of Foreign Groups Underlines Argentina’s Rising Drug Role

A pile of cash tweeted by Chapo Guzman's son
Authorities in Mexico are using photos posted on social networking websites to track the movements... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Authorities Track Drug Lords’ Families on Social Media

Contraband fuel is a lucrative trade in Colombia
Authorities in Colombia have seized 34,000 gallons of contraband fuel and arrested 30 suspects, in... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia’s ‘War on Contraband Fuel’ Highlights Lucrative Trade

Man killed in an Ecuador bus robbery
Robberies are the leading cause of homicide in Ecuador capital Quito, according to a new report,... ReadLeer
/ Ecuador

Why Are Robbery Related Killings Rising in Quito, Ecuador?