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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Salvador Estuardo Gonzalez Alvarez testifying in court
An alleged top member of the customs fraud ring in Guatemala known as "La Linea" has incriminated... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Top Suspect Gives Up Former Guatemala President, Vice President

El Chapo's tunnel cost an estimated $5 million
Compiling information on the methods likely used by those digging the tunnel that Mexico's Sinaloa... ReadLeer
/ El Chapo

How Escape Tunnel of Mexico’s ‘El Chapo’ Was Made

On September 23, guerrilla group the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) reached a key... ReadLeer

About That Handshake Between FARC Leader, Colombia President…

El Salvador is debating a security tax on phones
Several proposals meant to raise money for El Salvador's security initiatives -- including a... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

El Salvador Debates Security Tax for Cell Phones

Family members of the 'Heaven' victims
The conviction of three men involved in a prominent Mexico City massacre marks the official... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

What’s Behind the Convictions for Mexico’s ‘Heaven’ Massacre

Martin Farfan Diaz Gonzalez, alias “Pijarbey” (right)
Police have killed a major drug trafficker operating in Colombia’s eastern region, possibly... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Drug Lord’s Death May Rock Eastern Colombia

Honduras will establish an anti-corruption mission with the help of the Organization of American... ReadLeer
/ Honduras

OAS to Create Honduras Anti-Corruption Body

Gangs handed weapons in during truce
The demand for illicit weapons in El Salvador has surged to such an extent that it has impacted the... ReadLeer
/ Arms Trafficking

El Salvador: More Weapons, More Recruits, More Chaos

El Salvador's public bus system is extensive
Despite security measures, thieves continue to assault users of El Salvador’s complex bus and... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

Insecurity Persistent Problem for El Salvador Public Transit

Venezuelan soldiers
A Venezuelan survey indicates a growing percentage of Venezuela's population thinks state... ReadLeer
/ Cartel de los Soles

Venezuela Believes Govt Involved in Organized Crime: Survey

Colombia's FARC guerrillas
The large size of Colombia's potential rebel demobilization raises questions about how the... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Size of Colombia’s Demobilization Process Opens Questions

According to an unidentified source in the Honduran security forces, drug trafficking has dropped... ReadLeer
/ Cachiros

‘Drug Trafficking Down 72% in Honduras’