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New evidence alleges that high-ranking members of El Salvador’s military commanded a secret death... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

El Salvador Military Officers Ordered Executions: Attorney General

A deadly ambush against Colombian soldiers blamed on the ELN shows the rebel group's internal... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Belligerent ELN Front Kills Five Colombian Soldiers Near Venezuela Border

A video showing a notorious colectivo leader and alleged criminal embracing high-ranking officials... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Video Shows Notorious ‘Colectivo’ Leader Greeted by Venezuela Officials

The justice and prison systems have managed to preserve the lives of the powerful once they are... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

In Guatemala’s VIP Prisons, the Powerful Are Safe and Committing Crimes

The recent arrests of an elusive and powerful Guatemalan businessman-turned lobbyist and an... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Arrest of Guatemala’s ‘Tennis Shoe King’ Could Impact Prosecutor Selection Process

The United States government could impose sanctions on the second most powerful person in... ReadLeer
/ Cartel de los Soles

US Mulls Sanctions Against Venezuela’s Diosdado Cabello

Authorities in Mexico have ordered the arrest of more than two dozen high-ranking state police... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Paramilitary Group in Veracruz Police Carried Out Disappearances: Attorney General

Despite President Santos’ promise to rid Colombia’s natural parks from coca crops, a news... ReadLeer
/ Coca

Colombia’s Natural Parks Remain Criminal Safe Havens: Report

Alerts about the growing involvement of Mexican cartels with armed groups and drug trafficking in... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

What Is the Mexican Cartels’ Strategy for Post-FARC Colombia?

A new report demonstrates that although Panamanian authorities have made progress in combating... ReadLeer
/ Money Laundering

Task Force Points Out Gaps in Panama Money Laundering Laws

An unprecedented seizure of nearly half a ton of cocaine at the Russian embassy in Argentina has... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Cocaine Ring in Russia’s Argentina Embassy Dismantled

Ex-FARC commander “Gentil Duarte” has risen to the top of Colombia’s most-wanted list, but... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia’s Least-Known But Most-Wanted Public Enemy No. 1