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A recent raid against the La Unión Tepito gang in Mexico City may not have a lasting impact on... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

La Unión Tepito Inner Workings Revealed in Mexico City Raid

Little attention is paid to Ecuador. The murder rate is low, and there are no drug cartels like... ReadLeer
/ Drug Policy

Ecuador: A Cocaine Superhighway to the US and Europe

With Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador touting his successes against oil theft,... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Gas Theft – Mexico’s Latest Criminal Conundrum

The Colombian government has been lauding the success of its stringent targets for the eradication... ReadLeer
/ Coca

Half of All Destroyed Coca Crops Replanted in Colombia

Members of a chinese crie organization are accused of tax fraud and money laundering in Argentina
Authorities in Argentina dismantled a ring of Chinese nationals who evaded millions of dollars in... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Chinese Mafia Moving Contraband Fish Costs Argentina Millions

Argentina has dismantled a gang focused on extorting taxi drivers at Buenos Aires’ main bus... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Argentina Taxi Mafias Spreading in Buenos Aires

A recent report on child labor in the municipality of Tumaco has shed light on why children and... ReadLeer
/ Coca

Colombia’s El Tandil – Where Children’s Education Depends on the Coca Leaf

Las disidencias de las FARC o ex-Farc Mafia son grupos de excombatientes de la antigua guerrilla... ReadLeer
/ Ex-FARC Mafia

Ex-FARC Mafia

The guilty plea of Mario Estrada, a former Guatemalan presidential candidate, to conspiring to... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

What Does Mario Estrada’s Guilty Plea Mean for Guatemala?

Amid a wave of national and international criticism for his handling of the Culiacán meltdown last... ReadLeer
/ El Chapo

Culiacán Shambles Exposes Lack of Any Security Plan for Mexico

A pilot study in Mexico is showing promising results for measuring the frequency and type of drugs... ReadLeer
/ Drug Policy

Testing Wastewater Paints Drug Use Map Across Mexico

The US drug trial against the brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández brought the... ReadLeer
/ Cachiros

4 Takeaways from the US Trial against the Honduras President’s Brother