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As Honduras remains riveted on the trial of Tony Hernández, a document from the case file reveals... ReadLeer
/ Cachiros

How Elites and Narcos Do Business, Politics in Honduras

Buenos Aires' main international airport remains a hotspot for cocaine smuggling to Europe, as... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Flights to Europe From Buenos Aires Airport Serve Drug Smugglers

After the killing of three naval officers in an eastern coastal region dominated by organized... ReadLeer
/ Cocaine

Killings Reveal Longtime Cocaine Production in Guatemala

A group that used homeless people to smuggle cell phones and drugs into Costa Rican prisons is... ReadLeer
/ Contraband

Homeless People Abused to Smuggle Cell Phones in Costa Rica Jails

The ex-FARC mafia's 18th Front has announced that it will stand in alliance with the new guerrilla... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

First Ex-FARC Mafia Cell Backs Marquez’s New Dissident Force in Colombia

André de Oliveira Macedo, a leader in Brazil's largest gang who was arrested in mid-September, was... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

PCC Boss Living in Lap of Luxury Reveals Group’s Rising Fortunes

The tense calm that had persisted for six years in the town of Bello, near Medellín in Colombia,... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Town Outside Medellín Sees Murders Rise Then Drop

A hit squad in El Salvador that included police officers, including some from elite units, gunned... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

Police Again at Center of Latest Death Squad Uncovered in El Salvador

The president of Honduras featured prominently in the first days of trial against his brother as US... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Alleged El Chapo Bribe to Honduras President Sets Stage in US Drug Trial

A spike in coca crops around a national park along the Bolivia-Peru border has accompanied a recent... ReadLeer
/ Coca

Coca Crops Surge Amid Security Vacuum on Peru-Bolivia Border

Though it’s his younger brother who will be in the courtroom facing drug trafficking charges,... ReadLeer
/ Cachiros

The US Drug Trial Evidence That Could Topple the President of Honduras

A criminal ring that sent synthetic drugs by mail from Argentina to Chile has been taken down in a... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Argentina, Chile Team Up in Battle Against Synthetic Drugs