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Criminal Allegations Unravel Honduras President’s Crime Fighting Facade

...congratulations” to the new head of state. “Honduras’ newly elected leaders have committed to address the country’s most pressing challenges, including … security, justice, and human rights for all...

5 Takeaways from CICIG, Guatemala’s Anti-Corruption Experiment

...crime groups. None of that had happened before. In 2015, the investigations against Pérez Molina generated massive demonstrations in support of the anti-corruption fight in Guatemala, which included large...

How His Own Extradition Policy Exposed the Honduras President

...flew to Florida on a private plane to turn himself in after being accused of bribery in a massive international soccer scandal. An embassy official, who spoke on the...

Wild West of Honduras: Home to Narcos and Their Politicians

...security concerns. Weeks before his murder, Erazo had stolen several trucks of cattle belonging to the Valles drug trafficking clan, the investigator said. The clan’s patriarchs, Miguel Arnulfo and...

Gold Smugglers Innovating Along Colombia-Panama Route

...officials also aided the group in bypassing security checkpoints, according to Colombian authorities. Officials allegedly sometimes brought the products hiding the gold into the airports and then handed them...

Mexico Media Coverage of Cartel Violence Leads to More Violence: Report

...work. And there is no way to ensure that every narco-focused blog — or private social media account — follows the strictures adopted by the media industry. But at...