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Mexican Marines fought an armed group on a major highway
At least 13 people have been killed in three separate gun battles in the Mexican border city of... ReadLeer
/ Gulf Cartel

Mexico-US Border Shootouts: Surge of Zetas-Gulf Battle?

A 'FARC' member, arrested in Costa Rica
An alleged FARC rebel cell involved in arms and drug trafficking has been dismantled by authorities... ReadLeer
/ Arms Trafficking

‘FARC’ Cell Dismantled in Costa Rica

Four PCC members captured in Paraguay
Authorities in Paraguay have captured four members of a PCC cell operating on the country's eastern... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Paraguay Captures Members of Brazil’s PCC

The inauguration of the Ilopango peace zone
Mayors of El Salvador's "peace zones" say the initiative has come to a standstill due to... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

El Salvador Peace Zone Mayors Say Truce Is Failing

Argentine authorities recover 114kg of cocaine
Authorities in Argentina have dismantled an international drug trafficking gang with links to... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Argentina Dismantles International Drug Gang, Arrests Clergyman

The tunnel had light, ventilation and a railway
A drug smuggling "super tunnel" linking Mexico and the United States, shut down on Wednesday, was... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

US Shuts Down Mexico Narco ‘Super Tunnel’

A poppy plantation
In August, authorities in Ecuador eradicated the largest poppy crop of the year, representing... ReadLeer
/ Ecuador

Is Ecuador Poised to Become a Heroin Producer?