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Buses are frequent scenes of extortion in Guatemala
Over 400 people died in attacks against Guatemala's public transport sector last year, violence... ReadLeer
/ Extortion

Attacks on Guatemala Bus Drivers Persist

Harvested coca leaves in Peru
Peru has yet to implement a crop substitution program that was slated to begin last year in the... ReadLeer
/ Coca

Peru’s Coca Substitution Program Stalls Before It Starts

Mexico's supermax prison El Altiplano
Some of Mexico's most notorious crime bosses have signed a petition complaining of human rights... ReadLeer
/ Human Rights

Mexico Drug Lords File Petition Against Prison Conditions

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (left) and former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan
At a recent conference on Colombia's peace process, President Juan Manuel Santos offered little... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Impunity Issue Looms Large Over Colombia’s Peace Process

Incarcerated leaders of El Salvador's MS13 gang
El Salvador's largest street gangs have indicated they wield sufficient power to influence the... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

El Salvador Gangs Outline Political Motives of Violence

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos has said he will seek to prevent... ReadLeer
/ Extradition

Santos: No US Extradition for FARC

Peruvian security forces with the shot down plane
Police in Peru have shot down a drug plane in the notorious VRAEM region, in a move that signals... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Peru Shoots Down Narco Plane Heading to Bolivia

Maracaibo's police force
Venezuela dismantled the police force of its second-largest city based on allegations of ties to... ReadLeer
/ Police Reform

Is Venezuela Using Police Reform to Harass Political Rivals?

Retired military General Julian Pacheco, who began serving as Honduras' new minister of security... ReadLeer
/ Honduras

What an Ex-General Wants to Teach Honduras Police: Interview