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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos speaks with the AP
As a historic peace accord nears, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has petitioned the United... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Why Does Colombia Want the FARC Off the US Terrorist List?

A Colombian airline executive has turned himself over to US authorities and is expected to testify... ReadLeer
/ Cartel de los Soles

Colombian Airline Executive to Testify on Venezuela Drug Flights

Professor Renata Keller's Book on Mexico
Latin America's fate has long been tied to the conflicts of the United States, first in the Cold... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Cold War Expert Sees Parallels in Mexico’s Drug War Struggles

Revelations that family members of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán have... ReadLeer
/ El Chapo

Trademarking ‘El Chapo’ in Mexico

Una investigación en curso sobre Los Zetas ha descubierto que este violento grupo criminal... ReadLeer

‘Los Zetas convirtieron prisión de México en fosa común’

El Salvador police are abandoning the National Civil Police (PNC) in record numbers amid rising... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

Record Number of El Salvador Police Quit as Violence Takes its Toll

Dominican Republic Armed Forces
High ranking members of the Dominican Republic security forces have been arrested for arms... ReadLeer
/ Arms Trafficking

Dominican Military Accused of Trafficking Arms from US Suppliers

New corruption index data shows that Venezuela and Haiti are again the most corrupt countries in... ReadLeer

Corruption Index Shows Mixed Picture in Latin America

Able to avoid arrest for years, these criminals fell victim to carelessness and happenstance and... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

On the Run in Mexico? Avoid Birthday Cakes, Monkeys, and Ball Parks

Caracas is now the world's most violent city
Venezuela's capital city of Caracas has reportedly overtaken Honduras' San Pedro Sula to become the... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Caracas World’s Most Violent City: Report

"Don Mario" testified against Uribe in 2014 and 2015
Ex-paramilitary and founder of the Urabeños, alias "Don Mario," has linked former President... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Drug Trafficker Links Ex-President Uribe to Murders

Mexico's Piedras Negras prison
An ongoing investigation into the Zetas has revealed how this violent criminal group used a prison... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

‘Zetas Turned Mexico Prison Into Mass Grave’