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Peruvian authorities managed to identify close to 20 methods for hiding illegal chemical components... ReadLeer
/ Coca

Chemicals for Cocaine Production Hidden in Sugar and Beer in Peru

Authorities in the Dominican Republic have dismantled one of the country's most sophisticated crime... ReadLeer
/ Caribbean

Arrests Thrust Dominican Republic’s Top Drug Lord Into Spotlight

Venezuela's northern border state of Táchira saw a jump in kidnappings during the first six months... ReadLeer
/ Infographics

Kidnappings in Venezuela’s Táchira Tell Different Tale than Government Data

The murder of seven candidates in Colombia’s upcoming municipal election in just one month, the... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Why Are Political Candidates Being Assassinated in Colombia?

While Mexico’s drug war has left much of its frontier with the United States threatened by cartel... ReadLeer
/ Cocaine

The US-Mexico Border’s Eastern End: A Forgotten Criminal Enclave?

The highway between Bogotá and Medellín is one of Colombia's worst sites for child sex... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia’s Bogotá-Medellín Highway Rife With Child Sex Exploitation

The growing number of flights carrying drugs across in Guatemala has brought renewed attention to... ReadLeer
/ Cocaine

Narco-Planes Leave No Respite for Guatemala

On a December morning in 2018, Javier Erazo, known as “El Huita,” took to his hammock after a... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Wild West of Honduras: Home to Narcos and Their Politicians

Despite a crackdown by the authorities, fuel theft continues in Cuba as the island faces shortages... ReadLeer
/ Cuba

Gasoline Becomes Latest Black Market Commodity in Cuba

Police in Mexico's northern state of Sonora are resigning as many of their colleagues are violently... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Is Sonora the Swansong for Mexico’s Local Police Forces?

Cubans now top the list of foreign criminals in the southern Mexican state of Quintana Roo, with... ReadLeer
/ Cuba

Immigration Crackdowns Drive Cuban-on-Cuban Crime in South Mexico

Peruvian authorities dismantled a human trafficking network operating in the region of Madre de... ReadLeer
/ Gender and Organized Crime

Peru’s Illegal Mining Hotspot Has Other Crimes to Worry About