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Rogue vigilantes are growing in power in Michoacan
The assault against the Knights Templar led by vigilante groups and security forces is creating a... ReadLeer
/ Jalisco Cartel

Outside Drug Cartels, Rogue Vigilantes Set Sights on Michoacan

Gustavo Herrera Castillo
Press in Guatemala have confirmed one of the main players in appointing the country's new attorney... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Guatemala Power Broker Under Investigation for Financial Crimes

Protesters clash with police in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro's tourist hotspot of Copacabana has been hit by rioting and gunfights after... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Anti-Police Riots in Rio Deepen Brazil World Cup Security Concerns

A murder scene in Tegucigalpa, Honduras
In the past three years, 48,947 people were murdered in the Northern Triangle, the most violent... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

The Northern Triangle: The Countries That Don’t Cry for Their Dead

Paz y Paz is sworn in by former President Colom
Since taking over in 2010, Guatemala's Attorney General Claudia Paz y Paz has waged a revolution... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

The War of Paz y Paz: The Revolution

"The Big Apple" laundered money through computer equipment
Police in Peru are targeting a transnational money laundering network they claim could be linked to... ReadLeer
/ Money Laundering

Peru Takes on ‘Big Apple’ Transnational Drug Money Laundering Ring

Birds are among the most commonly trafficked animals
Authorities in Ecuador have rescued around 8,000 animals from eco-traffickers in the last decade, a... ReadLeer
/ Ecuador

Animal Rescue Stats Highlight Trade Threatening Ecuador Wildlife

Mozambique's extensive coastline facilitates drug trafficking
A recent report has highlighted the increasing role of the East African nation Mozambique in the... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Is Mozambique Set to Become Africa’s Next Hub for LatAm Cocaine?

Cocobolo wood seized in Panama
The high price of an exotic wood has spurred a rash of timber theft in the forests of Panama,... ReadLeer
/ Environmental Crime

High Exotic Wood Prices Driving Illegal Logging In Panama

Former dictator Efrain Rios Montt during his trial
Since taking over in 2010, Guatemala's Attorney General Claudia Paz y Paz has waged a revolutionary... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

The War of Paz y Paz: The Victims

The camouflaged CP-2782 discovered by authorities
In an examination of Peru's drug flights, IDL Reporteros Director Gustavo Gorriti takes an in-depth... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Hunting Drug Planes in Peru’s Jungles

LA Dodgers star Yasiel Puig
The tale of a runaway Cuban baseball player illustrates a human smuggling route from the Communist... ReadLeer
/ Cuba

Baseball’s Yasiel Puig Case May Expose Criminal Profits from US Sport