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Bolivia plans to create a new law aimed at tackling corruption within the national police force,... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Bolivia to Launch Police Corruption Law

Fears of insecurity in Mexico's Guerrero state are reportedly pushing businesses both large and... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Insecurity Shuts Down Businesses in Guerrero, Mexico

A press conference announces PNC arrests
Adding to an already long list of corruption scandals in Guatemala, authorities have dismantled an... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Arrests of Police Officials Latest Scandal to Hit Guatemala

Child migrants on top of a freight train
The number of Central American child migrants detained in Mexico increased by nearly 50 percent... ReadLeer
/ Displacement

Surge of Detainees in Mexico Suggests Violence Still Fueling Child Migration

Colombian police identifying members of the Urabeños
The United States has unsealed indictments against over a dozen alleged leaders of the Urabeños, a... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Who Are the Urabeños Leaders Indicted by the US?

A former government advisor has asserted that corrupt officials have allowed a Peruvian-run... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

‘Argentine Officials Complicit in Cocaine Lab Ring’

A new investigative report calls into question whether recent violence in El Salvador is mainly the... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

Report: Few El Salvador Homicides Involve Gang Members

"The biggest headache is getting the men to walk away from certain things," says Adenike... ReadLeer
/ Caribbean

Fighting Phone Scams, Violence in Jamaica

Miguel Angel Alfaro, alias "El Flaco"
In a case that exemplifies why the Urabeños remain Colombia's pre-eminent drug trafficking... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia to Extradite Suspected Urabeños-Zetas Middleman

The controversy over a new, proposed security tax highlights the deep divides over what path El... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

El Salvador Proposed Security Tax Stirs Controversy

"The great green macaw is extinct in the wild. It only exists in captivity now," says Fernando... ReadLeer
/ Eco-Trafficking

Inside Guatemala’s Animal Trafficking Trade

Demands to combat illegal cattle trafficking in Nicaragua are growing
Nicaragua's government is facing growing calls to combat illegal livestock trafficking, an activity... ReadLeer
/ Contraband

Cattle Rustling A Growing Concern in Nicaragua