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Soldiers in Chilapa, Guerrero
A gruesome battle between two relatively unknown drug gangs over a municipality in Guerrero, Mexico... ReadLeer
/ Beltran Leyva Org

Criminal Battle Rages in Guerrero, Mexico Under Watch of Security Forces

Carlos Ruben Sanchez, alias “Chicharõ”
The arrest of a Paraguay politician in connection with a money laundering investigation has raised... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Politician’s Arrest Puts Paraguay’s Justice System on Trial

Martin Belaunde was once the manager of President Ollanta Humala's unsuccessful presidential... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Peru Needs to Catch Fugitive Political Advisor, and Fast

A narco camera in Reynosa, Mexico
Authorities in Reynosa, Mexico have dismantled 39 Internet-operated cameras designed to spy on... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Unplugs Narco-Cameras

Police killed 42 alleged gunmen in Michoacan
Police in Mexico have killed 42 alleged cartel members in the most deadly drug war confrontation of... ReadLeer
/ Jalisco Cartel

Mexico’s Deadly History of Cartel ‘Gunmen’ Killed in Confrontations

A police officer in 'El Infiernillo'
Recent bloodshed in Costa Rica's capital has been attributed to gangs battling for control of local... ReadLeer
/ Costa Rica

Gangs Battle for Costa Rica’s Local Drug Market

45,000 soldiers patrol Mexico
Despite the heavy use of soldiers to support public security, a recent study has ranked Mexico... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Only Syria, Iraq Have More Armed Conflict Deaths Than Mexico: Report

When Colombia approved the creation of citizen security groups in the early 1990s, it was supposed... ReadLeer
/ AUC

The Legacy of Colombia’s Vigilante Security: the Convivir

Fabio Lobo Lobo, the son of former Honduras president Porfirio Lobo
The son of former President Porfirio Lobo Sosa of Honduras was captured in an anti-drug operation... ReadLeer
/ Cachiros

Son of Honduras Ex-President Arrested for Drug Trafficking

Urabeños leaders are considering surrendering
Colombia's Attorney General's office has appointed a special prosecutor to lead exploratory talks... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Appoints Prosecutor for Urabeños Surrender

The seaport in Callao, Peru
A new report sheds light on how criminal groups coordinate with corrupt officials to smuggle... ReadLeer
/ Peru

How Organized Crime Corrupted Peru’s Main Seaport

Juan de Dios Rodriguez (far right) was detained
Authorities in Guatemala have arrested the head of the country's social security agency, a man with... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Latest Guatemala Corruption Scandal May End in President’s Ouster