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Monthly Archives: December 2015

PDDH head David Morales
El Salvador's human rights ombudsman has presented findings on abuses reportedly committed by state... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

El Salvador Security Forces Behind 90% of Reported Abuses: Official

The number of asylum seekers from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala in the United States shot up... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

Northern Triangle Asylum Seekers Up 400% Since 2010: UN

Milton Mendoza Matta
The brother of the alleged leader of a prominent drug trafficking organization in Guatemala has... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Brother of ‘Narco Leader’ Becomes Top Guatemala Soccer Official

An excerpt from the indictment of "Don H"
The use of confidential informants by US law enforcement has led to the recent arrests of several... ReadLeer
/ Infographics

Confidential Informants: a ‘Double Edged Sword’ for Law Enforcement

Judge Marta Josefina Sierra de Stalling
Guatemalan authorities have charged a judge with accepting bribes in a major customs fraud... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Judge in Guatemala Corruption Case Charged with Taking Bribes

According to a report by ABC España, the United States plans to bring formal drug trafficking... ReadLeer
/ Cartel de los Soles

US to Bring Drug Charges Against Venezuelan Military: Report

Calaca, an MS13 gang member in San Pedro Sula
In the neighborhood of Rivera Hernandez in San Pedro Sula, the State's absence is... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

Poor ‘hood, Mean ‘hood: the Violent History of Rivera Hernandez, Honduras

Around 2,000 police have been deployed to Callao
In response to heightened criminal activity, a state of emergency has been declared in Callao,... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Peru Declares State of Emergency in Major Seaport

Alleged gang members in Honduras
In a new report based on extensive field research, InSight Crime and the Asociacion para una... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

Special Report: Gangs in Honduras

Six members of the US House of Representatives have sent a letter to legislators in El Salvador... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

Washington Eyes El Salvador Attorney General Race

New analysis suggests trash dump fire did not kill 43 students
Based on new analysis of evidence, the panel of experts tasked with reviewing Mexico's Iguala case... ReadLeer
/ Ayotzinapa

Experts Debunk Mexico Govt’s Version of Disappeared Students Case