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Sex trafficking of minors is a major problem in Mexico
Sex traffickers in Mexico have reportedly begun using underage girls to recruit other minors for... ReadLeer
/ Gender and Organized Crime

Mexico Sex Traffickers Using Child Recruiters in Evolving Trade

Venezuela's Bolivarian National Guard
Since our last article in this series there have been significant changes in the... ReadLeer
/ Infographics

Do People in Venezuela Support Civilian or Military Policing?

Will Argentina send troops to the streets?
Argentina's defense minister has rejected the possibility of deploying the military to combat the... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Argentina ‘No’ to Military Use in Drug War Bucks Regional Trend

An illegal fuel siphon on a Pemex pipeline
More than 2000 illegal valves placed on Mexico's oil pipelines are sucking vast quantities of fuel... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Stealing Fuel from Pipelines Big Business in Mexico

Venezuela's  anti-kidnapping police haul away suspects
A Venezuela police report asserted that 27 criminals were responsible for the majority of... ReadLeer
/ Kidnapping

27 Criminals Behind Caracas Kidnapping Chaos: Police

Poppy eradicators in Guatemala
Authorities in Guatemala have eradicated 65 hectares of poppy despite fierce resistance from... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Guatemala Poppy Eradication Campaign Takes on Rising Cultivation

Guatemalan bus companies are frequently extorted
A group of Guatemala bus extortionists recently sentenced to prison were apparently paying a quota... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

Guatemala Bus Extortion Case: Maras Adopting Zetas Methods?

Serafin Zambada, taken from his Facebook page
The death, imprisonment and targeting of several members of Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada's faction of... ReadLeer
/ El Chapo

Could Chapo Guzman be Making a Move Against His Sinaloa Cartel Partner?