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A new report says Mexico’s recently appointed supervisor of the country’s airports and ports is... ReadLeer
/ Beltran Leyva Org

Mexico’s New Airport Boss Aiding International Drug Trafficking: Report

The government’s failure to comply with the coca crops substitution program in Colombia has left... ReadLeer
/ Coca

A Death Foretold: Colombia’s Crop Substitution Program

The governor of Peru’s Loreto province has come under investigation for receiving campaign funds... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Peru’s Narco-Candidates Under Spotlight Due to Profligate Governor

While Colombia bears the brunt of the Venezuelan exodus in terms of sheer numbers, several islands... ReadLeer
/ Caribbean

Op-Ed: Venezuela, The Ongoing Hurricane in the Caribbean

Authorities in Mexico have identified seven gangs that are posing major security threats in the... ReadLeer
/ Infographics

Mexico City Sounds Alarm on Potential Transformation of Its Gangs

PCC gang members in Brazil monitored police on social media and invaded their homes disguised in... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

PCC Death Squad Stalked Police Officers in Brazil

El Salvador Attorney General Raúl Melara has called for evidence and witness statements to be... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

The Confusing Anti-Corruption Fight of El Salvador’s Attorney General

A series of arrests in Guatemala has brought down a criminal group made up of police officers... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Guatemala Dismantles Ring of Police Moonlighting as Hitmen

Nearly 750 military personnel are reported to have died while in service since Mexico launched its... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico’s War on Drugs Leaves 750 Military Personnel Dead Since 2006

Indigenous people at the Colombia-Ecuador border are reporting an increase in threats, extortions... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Siona Indigenous Community Under Siege in Ecuador’s Sucumbíos Province

Recent data shows that Mexican Marines have become much more lethal in clashes with civilians,... ReadLeer
/ Homicides

Killings by Mexican Marines Underscore Lack of Oversight

Shocking revelations by a Venezuelan government official about torture carried out by government... ReadLeer
/ Human Rights

Venezuelan Government Turned Drug Dens into ‘Torture Houses’