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Funeral of Michoacan police officers
The entire police force of Marcos Castellanos, Michoacan state has resigned out of fear for their... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Entire Police Force of Mexican Town Resigns

Homicide scene in Guatemala
Homicides in Guatemala decreased for the third year in a row in 2012, according to police figures,... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Homicides Fall for Third Consecutive Year in Guatemala

Guatemalan Mara plays with his son
The two principal Mara gangs in Guatemala, Mara Salvatrucha and Barrio 18, have been reorganizing... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

Maras in Guatemala Increasing in Sophistication

Guatemala police eradicating poppy
The Guatemalan military will deploy a special brigade to its northwestern border with Mexico,... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Guatemala Military Brigade to Fight Poppy Production Near Mexico

Venezuela and Nigeria signed an anti-drug treaty last year
Venezuela arrested a group of suspected cocaine traffickers, among them four Nigerians, further... ReadLeer
/ Venezuela

Venezuela Drug Bust Points to Nigeria Connection

Bodies are taken from the massacre site
Nine people were killed in a massacre in Medellin, heralding a new round of violence as different... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

New Year Massacre Heralds More Violence for Medellin

Dominican Republic police
At least 290 people were killed by police in the Dominican Republic in 2012, amidst a backdrop of... ReadLeer
/ Caribbean

Police Killings on the Rise in the Dominican Republic

A downed narco flight in Honduras
The Honduran military will reportedly make the destruction of illegal airstrips used for drug... ReadLeer
/ Honduras

Honduras Destroyed up to 80 ‘Narco’ Airstrips in 2012

Cocaine seized in Costa Rica
Criminal groups are reportedly using Costa Rica to export cocaine shipments to dozens of... ReadLeer
/ Costa Rica

‘Costa Rica Exporting Cocaine to 4 Continents’