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The FBI is offering $20 million for the arrest of Rafael Caro Quintero
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation just added one of Mexico's most legendary gangsters, Rafael... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

FBI Names Mexico’s ‘Narco of Narcos’ to Top 10 Most Wanted List

Jesús Santrich was set to take one of the FARC's seats in congress
The arrest of Seuxis Paucis Hernández Solarte, alias “Jesús Santrich,” has shaken the FARC... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

4 Troubling Takeaways From FARC Leader’s Arrest

A new report suggests that as many as three-quarters of private security companies in Mexico may be... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Security Firms Need Regulation to Prevent Criminality: Report

The 2018 Summit of the Americas will likely see many uncomfortable conversions between nervous... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Leaders Beset by Graft Scandals to Talk Corruption at Regional Summit

An area of Medellín once considered one of the most violent and crime-ridden places in Latin... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

How Medellín’s Most Crime-Ridden Area Became a Top Tourist Destination

The bold arrest of one of the FARC’s top leaders on drug charges has shaken Colombia’s peace... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Dire Outlook for Colombia Peace Process After FARC Leader’s Arrest

The prison sentences handed down to three leading members of one of Argentina’s most notorious... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

The Trial of the Monos: Historic Blow to Argentina’s Underworld?

The Zetas were once Mexico’s most feared and violent organized crime threat. Now, the group is a... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico’s Zetas: From Criminal Powerhouse to Fragmented Remnants

In our April 5 Facebook Live session, Project Manager Héctor Silva Ávalos and Spanish Editor... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Weekly InSight: Investigation on Guatemala Attorney General Selection

The president of Bolivia introduced a new amnesty and pardon decree to congress in an attempt to... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Mass Presidential Pardon Unlikely to Improve Bolivia Prisons

Brazil's highest court has rejected a petition by former President Luis Inácio “Lula” da Silva... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Brazil Ex-President to Be Jailed After Losing Another Judicial Battle

Sixteen months after the Colombian government and the FARC guerrilla group signed an agreement in... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

The New War in Colombia’s Catatumbo