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An alleged go-between for the Sinaloa Cartel and Colombian groups
The director of an NGO in Colombia has reported that Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel recently met with... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Is Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel Meeting with Medellin Gangs?

Explosives detonated during the operation
Authorities in Peru have destroyed 54 clandestine landing strips in a major operation targeting... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Peru Blows Up Narco Airstrips

Senator Javier Corral and supporters presenting the amnesty proposal
Senators in Mexico have proposed an initiative to create a law granting amnesty to imprisoned... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Senators Propose Amnesty for Self-Defense Forces

Venezuela Attorney General Luisa Ortega
On September 9 to 10, Venezuela's Attorney General's office organized a conference called... ReadLeer
/ Security Policy

Meeting Raises Question: Just What is Citizen Security in Venezuela?

La Tuta meeting with journalists
Two journalists in the Pacific Coast state of Michoacan received money from the leader of the... ReadLeer
/ Knights Templar

Reporters Give Advice, Get Money from Mexico Cartel: Video

Alleged members of Colombia criminal gang in a line up
Colombia's security forces captured 34 members of what the police called "one of the biggest drug... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

New Arrests Link Colombia’s FARC to Drug Trafficking Group

Paraguayan forces are fighting a dissident rebel group
Paraguay's security forces have killed as many as five members of a dissident faction of the EPP... ReadLeer
/ EPP

Paraguay Security Forces Deal Major Blow to Dissident Guerrilla Group

 Albino and Alfredo Jara Larrea, heads of the new guerrilla faction
Evidence has emerged that a faction of the Paraguayan People's Army (EPP) has broken away and... ReadLeer
/ EPP

Paraguay’s Guerrillas Split, Dissident Group Replicates Colombia Model

Youth in Belize City wearing Blood gang colors
A string of shootings in Belize City has fed concerns about a spike in gang violence, less than... ReadLeer
/ Belize

Belize Gang Violence Spikes Months After Ceasefire Attempt

A Chilean border crossing
Authorities in Bolivia have identified a network of Peruvian coyotes dedicated to smuggling... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Smugglers Moving Dominicans From Bolivia to Chile

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
Judicial authorities in Mexico have reported that imprisoned Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquin "El... ReadLeer
/ El Chapo

Will ‘El Chapo’ Testify Against the Sinaloa Cartel?

The marijuana seized in Capitan Bado - Interior Ministry
Authorities in Paraguay have seized more than 30 tons of marijuana in two separate operations near... ReadLeer
/ Paraguay

Paraguay Seizes 30 Tons of Marijuana Near Brazil Border