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Gordon Ramsay Goes Shark Fin Fishing

Chef Gordon Ramsay, the backbiting Brit who spends most his days on his television show "Hell's Kitchen" ripping apart poorly trained sous-chefs, showed a more...
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‘Street-level Dealing on the Rise in Mexico’s DF’

The number of people detained for drugs possession in Mexico's Federal District has increased 450 percent since 2002, the chair of the municipal health commission...
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Morales Struggles to Balance Drug Policy

President Evo Morales announced last week that he will relaunch an "international campaign" promoting the decriminalization of the coca leaf, the raw material for...
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Video Shows Zetas’ Street Spies At Work

The video offers a glimpse of the extensive street intelligence networks run by the Zetas, one of the most powerful and violent criminal syndicates in...
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Mexican Official: ‘Familia’ Paying for ‘Rights’ to Use Tijuana Corridor

A Mexican security official in the state of Baja California said the Familia Michoacana, once one of Mexico's strongest drug cartels, pays the rival Tijuana Cartel...
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Nigeria Seizes Huge Cocaine Shipment from Bolivia

Friday, authorities in Nigeria seized a cocaine shipment with an estimated worth of $7 million in the port city...
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3rd Mexican Mayor Killed in 2 Weeks as Cartels Increasingly Target Politicians

The mayor of a small town in southern Mexico, Luis Jimenez Mata, was assassinated yesterday by unknown gunmen in the privacy of his home in the state of Oaxaca....
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FARC Recruiting More Foreigners

Colombian rebels appear to be increasing their recruitment of foreign nationals after an Ecuadorean was captured and a Panamanian surrendered to...
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Police Arrest Link between Colombia’s Rastrojos and the Sinaloa Cartel

Colombian police, working with the DEA, have captured in Cali a man they insist is the link between the Rastrojos and the Mexican Sinaloa...
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Murders Reveal Pattern of Femicides in Guatemala

The burned bodies of three women were found dumped by a road outside Guatemala’s capital Wednesday. The country has one of the highest rates of female homicides in...
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The Cost of Mexico’s Drug War

Last year was the bloodiest year on record since Mexico’s president, Felipe Calderon, took office four years...
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Calderon Administration Releases Official 2006-2010 Homicide Figures

More than 34,000 Mexicans have died in drug trafficking-related homicides in the four years since Mexico’s president, Felipe Calderon, declared war on the drug...