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The recent killing of eight people in El Salvador was the kind of massacre that is a trademark of... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

El Salvador Sees Brutal Massacre Amid Rising Violence

Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto has credited his administration’s security strategy for the... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

What Peña Nieto Gets Wrong About Mexico’s Improved Security

Amambay prosecutor Valeriana Ferreira
The department of Amambay in Paraguay only has one prosecutor currently working on drug cases,... ReadLeer
/ Paraguay

Paraguay’s Lonely Anti-Drug Prosecutor

Ecuadorian children are leaving, by the dozens, for the United States. They don't carry visas and... ReadLeer
/ Ecuador

Child Trafficking: From Ecuador to the US, Through Hell

Reports of migrant kidnappings in Mexico rose 1,000%
Reports of migrant kidnapping in Mexico have increased dramatically over a single year, a... ReadLeer
/ Kidnapping

Reports of Migrant Kidnapping in Mexico Up 1000%

US military commanders are revisiting old concerns that Iranian-backed terrorist groups are... ReadLeer
/ US/Mexico Border

US Fears of Terrorist-Criminal Nexus in Latin America Resurface

Many Latin Americans approve of vigilantism
A recent study shows an alarmingly high support for vigilante justice in numerous countries in the... ReadLeer
/ Vigilantes

Vigilante Justice Popular Across Latin America: Report

A trial scene from the film "Presumed Guilty"
Two investigators recently sat down to discuss Mexico's ongoing judicial reforms, highlighting... ReadLeer
/ Judicial Reform

Experts Warn of Challenges to Mexico’s Judicial Reform Rollout

Marllory Dadiana Chacon Rossell
Marllory Chacon Rossell pleaded guilty on December 12, 2014 to drug trafficking charges in Miami,... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

The Guatemalan Trafficker Who Confessed to the DEA

Former security chief Flavio Buitrago
A prosecutor in Colombia will press forward with charges alleging ex-President Alvaro Uribe's... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Case Against Ex-Uribe Security Chief Goes to Trial in Colombia

Sex workers in Cartagena
The new report by the US Department of Justice on the sexual misconduct of four law enforcement... ReadLeer
/ Security Policy

Putting Salacious DEA Sex Party Report in Perspective

A government report gives a sense of the number of clandestine graves across Mexico, drawing... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Tracking Hidden Graves Across Mexico