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Monthly Archives: January 2018

An upcoming official investigation into judicial corruption in Argentina is poised to lift the lid... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Is Argentina Poised To Clean Up Its Judiciary?

Jamaica’s latest urban security operation has rounded up nearly 200 suspects in an attempt to... ReadLeer
/ Caribbean

Jamaica Responds to Rising Violence With Security Crackdown

Juan Francisco Solórzano Foppa, the crusading head of Guatemala’s notoriously graft-ridden tax... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

With Firing of Tax Agency Chief, Guatemala’s Status Quo Makes Its Move

Fighting between criminal groups in Colombia displaced more than 1,000 people in just four days,... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Mass Displacements in Colombia Illustrate New Dynamics of Criminal Violence

Mexico’s state oil company says it experienced record levels of fuel theft in 2017, but the... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico State Oil Company Says Fuel Theft Reached All-Time High in 2017

The editor of one of Venezuela’s most important media organizations denounced that a combination... ReadLeer
/ Cartel de los Soles

The Eight Criminal Armies Supporting Venezuela’s Maduro Administration

Newly unveiled homicide statistics in Mexico confirm that 2017 was in fact the most homicidal year... ReadLeer
/ Homicides

Militarization Continues as Mexico Records Most Homicidal Year on Record

Rio De Janeiro’s Police Pacification Units (UPPs), already suffering from crippling budget cuts... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Refusal to Respond to Calls Highlights Demise of Rio’s UPP Program

US authorities announced drug-related charges on January 18 against 104 alleged members of a Puerto... ReadLeer
/ Caribbean

Takedown of Puerto Rico Crime Group Could Spur Struggle to Fill Power Vacuum

Major cocaine seizures in Spain, Portugal and Ecuador illustrate the European cocaine pipeline that... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

European Cocaine Seizures Hint at New Possibilities for Colombia Traffickers

Authorities in the United States have charged a Honduran congressman with drug trafficking and... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

US Authorities Charge Honduran Congressman With Drug Trafficking

Paraguay’s main guerrilla group has displaced hundreds of Mennonite families from an area not... ReadLeer
/ EPP

Is Paraguay’s EPP Expanding Role in Marijuana Trade?