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WikiLeaks: US Gave Intel that Led to Cartel Leader’s Death

A U.S. government cable, reprinted in full here, from the U.S. Embassy in Mexico and various Washington government agencies says an "Embassy interagency" gave...
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Mexico’s ‘Queen of the Pacific’ Acquitted

Sandra Avila Beltrán, better known to the Mexican media as the "Queen of the Pacific," and her love interest, Colombian Juan Diego Espinosa Ramírez, alias "El...
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18 Arrested in Dominican Republic Crackdown

Dominican authorities yesterday seized a plane carrying a shipment of drugs en route to Puerto Rico and arrested the two pilots and eighteen soldiers associated...
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Bolivia Announces Drug Trafficking Summit with Peru and Brazil

Bolivian government spokesperson, Sacha Llorenti, announced yesterday that Peru, Bolivia and Brazil all plan to hold a meeting to coordinate future policies in the...
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Mexican Police Bust Japanese Drug Ring

In a demonstration of the truly global spread of organized crime, Mexican officials arrested a group of drug traffickers that ran an elaborate smuggling operation...
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SSI: MS-13 Leadership: Networks of Influence

From the introduction of the article by John P. Sullivan and Samuel Logan, published in 'The Counter Terrorist,' a magazine produced by the...
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‘The Zetas: Massacres, Assassinations and Infantry Tactics’

From the introduction of the article, by John P. Sullivan and Samuel Logan, published in "The Counter Terrorist," a magazine produced by the organization Security...
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Mexican Police Arrest Central American Contact for Zetas

Mexican Federal Police arrested Eduardo Ramírez Valencia, alias 'El Profe,' an alleged operator of the Zetas crime syndicate in the State of...
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State Department Cable Says Argentina ‘Ripe’ for Organized Crime

A U.S. Embassy cable sent from Buenos Aires last year claims that Argentina is being flooded with drug money due to the country’s weak stance on fighting organized...
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Venezuela to Manufacture Kalashnikov Rifles

In a move that many analysts see as potentially destabilizing for the region, Venezuela will begin to manufacture Kalashnikov rifles with the assistance of Russian...
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New Report Describes Argentina as Major Human Trafficking Hub

Argentina has become a hub for human  traffickers in the region, with over 700 women from all over the world forced into sexual slavery over the past year and...
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WikiLeaks: Mexico Military on the Defensive After Failures

A January 29, 2010, cable to Washington from the U.S. Embassy in Mexico to Washington released by WikiLeaks and revealed in its full version here shows that as...