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With the death of “El Indio,” the Urabeños’ third-in-command, Colombian security forces have... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

In Latest Blow to Urabeños, Colombia Government Takes Down ‘El Indio’

Guatemala's child protection system was shaken to the core on March 8, 2017, but nothing seems to... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Impunity in Children’s Home Massacre Stains Guatemala’s Justice System

In our March 29 Facebook Live session, Managing Editor Josefina Salomón and Senior Editor Mike... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Weekly InSight: Latin America’s Odebrecht Scandal Just Keeps Growing

Two former police officers in Mexico’s most dangerous state for journalists have been convicted... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Mexico Secures Rare Conviction for Journalist’s Murder

A spate of attacks against politicians ahead of the July presidential elections in Mexico has once... ReadLeer
/ Human Rights

How Violence Could Hijack Mexico’s Presidential Elections

Medellín, Colombia is a city of paradoxes. Its multifacted nature is showcased in a powerful new... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Medellín Exhibition Commemorates Violence, Resistance in Colombia

A new report says that a lack of regulation of private security companies in Latin America is... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Unregulated Private Security Firms Fuel LatAm Crime, Violence: Report

New evidence suggests Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro gave multimillion-dollar public contracts... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Venezuela President Traded Contracts for Campaign Cash From Odebrecht

José Luis Merino, a high-ranking and controversial government official in El Salvador, has been... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

Closing In on El Salvador Cabinet Member, US Detains His Brother

Elites in Guatemala and Honduras are continuing their campaign to defang anti-corruption... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Central America Elites Continue Onslaught Against Anti-Graft Commissions

A new report has revealed that the Mexican states with the highest rates of disappearances are... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Disappearances at US-Mexico Border Highlight Persistent Insecurity

The resignation of Peru's president illustrates the incredible reach and power of the so-called... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Odebrecht Scandal Takes Political Elites by Storm in Peru