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AI condemns excessive police force in Rio de Janeiro
A new report from Amnesty International offers a harsh critique of heavy-handed policing tactics in... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Amnesty International Criticizes Brazil Police Violence

Illegal gold mining is big business in Peru
The inside story of the companies accused of financing South America's illegal gold... ReadLeer
/ Gold

The Companies Accused of Buying Latin America’s Illegal Gold

Anibal Fernandez
Allegations that a prominent Argentine politician played a top role in an ephedrine trafficking... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Top Argentine Official Accused of Heading Precursor Chemical Trafficking Network

Escaped Salvadoran gang members
Six leaders of El Salvador's MS13 street gang escaped from police custody, drawing attention to the... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

El Salvador Gang Leaders Escape Police Custody

Perez Molina's property in Izabal
Allegations have surfaced of irregular behavior in land purchases by Guatemala President Otto Perez... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Fresh Allegations Beset Guatemala President

El Salvador's gangs want a new truce
The conclusions of a recent study examining the outcomes of gang truces in Latin America suggest a... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

Should El Salvador Renew the Gang Truce?