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A string of drug trafficking busts connected to Nicaragua have occurred over the past few weeks,... ReadLeer
/ Cocaine

Nicaragua Not Spared As Cocaine Flows Through Central America

Six months after a sophisticated robbery where gunmen hijacked gold and silver bars being loaded... ReadLeer
/ Knights Templar

Worth Its Weight In Gold: New Unit Combats Mine Heists In Mexico

A massive robbery of nearly 38,000 cancer drugs from a warehouse in Mexico City points to a growing... ReadLeer
/ Contraband

What Lies Behind Armed Robbery of Cancer Drugs in Mexico City?

Authorities claim that rising cocaine seizures along the Bolivia-Brazil border have come as a... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Business As Usual? Cocaine Seizures On the Rise At Bolivia-Brazil Border

Peruvian authorities have destroyed yet another illegal mining site in one of the nation’s most... ReadLeer
/ Environmental Crime

Destroy, Rinse, Repeat – Peru’s Illegal Mining Struggles in Áncash

Recent allegations of theft, lost property and institutionalized corruption suggest Andrés Manuel... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Lost Property? Narco-Asset Seizures in Mexico Face Renewed Challenges

Criminal groups increasingly deploying drones -- for purposes ranging from surveillance to reported... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

How Organized Crime Networks Are Using Drones to Their Advantage

A spate of deaths following the consumption of adulterated alcohol suggest pandemic restrictions on... ReadLeer
/ Contraband

Illicit Alcohol Market Drives Another Epidemic in Mexico

Four Indigenous leaders in Peru's Amazon have been murdered since the government declared a state... ReadLeer
/ Coronavirus and Organized Crime

Indigenous Leaders Slain in Peru Amid Pandemic