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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...
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Peru’s ‘Comrade Artemio’ Unmasked in Video

This video clip released by the Peruvian news network ATV program "Día D" last Sunday shows Florindo Eleuterio Flores Hala, alias "Comrade Artemio,"...
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FARC Attacks Aim to Divert Attention from Southeast

The increase in attacks committed by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) is a strategic attempt by the guerrillas to ease recent pressure put on them...
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30 Arrested for Links to Shining Path

Peruvian police arrested several coca growers in the central Huanuco region of Peru last week, for alleged connections to Florindo Eleuterio Flores Hala, alias...
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Familia Michoacana Leader Arrested in Morelia, Admits Truce Offer was Fake

The Mexican federal police on Monday arrested José Alfredo Landa Torres, alias "El Flaco," an alleged leader of the Familia Michoacana in Morelia, capital of the...
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1 Killed in FARC Bus Bombing

One person died and 10 more were injured when a bus-bomb exploded in front of a police station in a rural area close to southern Colombia city of...
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Leaked Cable Says Cuba Supports FARC and ELN

According to a recent diplomatic cable sent by the United States Interest Section, the U.S. government has "reliable reporting indicating the presence of the...
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WikiLeaks: US Worried About Islamic Militants In Tri-border Region

In a cable sent to the US Embassy in Asunción, released by WikiLeaks, US officials outline the "need" to obtain information about Islamic militant activity, its...
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Mexico 5th Worst In Latin America For Human Trafficking

Nearly one million 200 thousand people are victims of human trafficking in Mexico, making the number of victims in the country the fifth largest in Latin America,...
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Female Police Chief Killed in Chihuahua

The police chief of Meoqui, a small town in central Chihuahua, was killed on Monday by armed men who intercepted her just five minutes after leaving her...
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InSight Map: Mass Graves in Mexico

InSight Crime maps where Mexican authorities have found mass graves in Mexico since the beginning of...
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Dramatic Rise in Police Deaths in Colombia

According to Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos, 240 police have been killed in the line of duty so far this...