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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Arrested policeman Wilmer Alonso Carranza Bonilla
The arrest of a special investigations agent wanted for extradition by the United States over... ReadLeer
/ Honduras

Arrest of Police Wanted for US Extradition Shows Failings of Honduras Reforms

Mexican Federal Police officers
Mexico's Federal Police, the principal civil security institution in the country, operates without... ReadLeer
/ Human Rights

Mexico’s Federal Police Have No Manual for Use of Force?

Brazilian drug trafficker Ezequiel de Souza
Paraguay’s latest narco-political scandal has implicated a number of high-level government... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Recording Sparks Paraguay’s Latest Narco-Political Scandal

Might maras relocate to Costa Rica?
A new report reveals the presence of street gangs or "maras" from the Northern Triangle in Costa... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

Is Costa Rica the Next Frontier For the Maras?

The Peruvian military has stepped up its efforts to destroy remote airstrips used for drug... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Though Peru Destroys Trafficking Airstrips, Shining Path Still Profits

Pepsico trucks torched by criminals
A new report from Mexico's government sheds light on the degree to which the nation’s businesses... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Survey Reveals Extent of Criminal Attacks on Businesses

Patricio Gorosito holding a soccer jersey
The "White Charcoal" drug trafficking trial in Argentina has begun with allegations one of the... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Historic Argentina Drug Trafficking Trial Begins with FIFA Accusations

A Bolivian soldier guards a confiscated cocaine shipment
The EU has announced $67 million in new anti-drug funding for Bolivia, as the government continues... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

New EU Funds for Bolivia Help Fill Anti-Narcotics Vacuum Left by US

Peru's First Lady Nadine Heredia
A judge has called off money laundering investigations into the wife of Peru’s President Ollanta... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Peru’s First Lady Escapes Money Laundering Investigation

Colombian former paramilitary leaders Salvatore Mancuso and "Jorge 40" are facing long sentences... ReadLeer
/ AUC

Colombian Paramilitary Leaders Face Decades in US Prison

Inmates standing trial for a 2013 prison riot in Bolivia that left dozens dead have said that they... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Bolivia Police Involved in Deadly Prison Riot: Inmate

Tomas Zeron of Mexico's PGR
A Mexican government official has declared that only two drug cartels remain in the country, a... ReadLeer
/ Jalisco Cartel

Only Two Drug Cartels Left in Mexico: Official