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Juan Manuel Álvarez Inzunza (right) and El Chapo (left)
Authorities in Mexico captured an alleged top money launderer for Sinaloa Cartel boss Joaquín "El... ReadLeer
/ El Chapo

Top Money Launderer for ‘El Chapo’ Captured in Mexico

Police roundup in Ciudad Delgado
The unceasing drumbeat of deadly violence in notoriously rough Ciudad Delgado highlights the... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

El Salvador’s ‘Plan Seguro’ Failing to Make Communities Safe: Report

Soccer players moved by alleged drug traffickers
A convicted financial operator of Mexico's Juárez Cartel is also the legal representative of... ReadLeer
/ Juarez Cartel

Juarez Cartel Operator a Player in International Soccer Deals

Francisco Antonio Colorado-Cessa
The United States sentenced a Mexico businessman for laundering millions of dollars in drug... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

US Sentences Mexico Businessman in Zetas Money Laundering Case

Insignia of the State Attorney General's Office in Michoacán, Mexico
In another sign of the proliferation of the use of violence and intimidation in Mexico, informal... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Loan Sharks Contract Organized Crime as Muscle in Michoacán

Obama and Macri shake hands
Argentine and US officials have signed a series of agreements strengthening bilateral efforts to... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

US, Argentina Move Towards Closer Security Cooperation

Juarez Cartel operator Rodolfo David Dávila Córdova (top left)
A former executive of the Bank of Mexico received government contracts worth over $30 million... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

How Mexico Awarded $30 Million to Juárez Cartel Operator

Waldemar Lorenzana-Cordón
A US court has convicted two sons of a top Guatemala crime figure on international drug trafficking... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

US Convicts Sons of Guatemala’s Lorenzana Drug Clan

3 PDVSA officials pleaded guilty in the US
Three officials at Venezuela's state-run oil company pled guilty in the US for their roles in a... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

PDVSA Officials Plead Guilty in $1 Billion Bribery Scheme

A CICIG supporter on the streets of Guatemala City
Two recent reports on Guatemala's CICIG illustrate the international's body's potential to affect... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Guatemala’s CICIG: An Experiment in Motion Gets a Report Card

Interior Minister Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong (second from left)
Mexico's Interior Minister has said less than half of all murders in the state of Michoacán are... ReadLeer
/ Homicides

Majority of Michoacán Homicides Unrelated to Organized Crime

Tijuana in Mexico's Baja California state
Authorities in Mexico have voiced fears the Jalisco Cartel has arrived in Baja California state,... ReadLeer
/ Jalisco Cartel

Mexico’s Jalisco Cartel Expands to Baja California: Official