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Colombian Military Kills 13 Insurgents in Major Blow to FARC’s Drug Operations

The Colombian daily El Tiempo reports that elements of the Colombian Army, Police and Air Force carried out a joint operation early Monday morning, killing...
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Mexican Minister of Education: 30% of Drug-Related Deaths are Minors

In a statement released at an international conference on higher education, Mexico City's Secretary of Education Mario Delgado announced that “of the 30 thousand...
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Drug Violence in Tamaulipas Displaces 400 Refugees

Mexico’s “Drug War” has generated its first displaced persons camp, consisting of 400 people taking shelter at a charity facility located in the border city of...
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8 Insurgents Killed, FARC Control Threatened in Arauca

A clash between government forces and FARC guerrillas near the Venezuelan border left four soldiers and eight insurgents dead, reports the Colombian daily El...
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108 Rescued in Mexican Human Trafficking Bust

Mexican authorites rescued 108 undocumented immigrants from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, including 33 minors, who had traveled northward seeking work and...
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‘Familia Michoacana’ Offers ‘Truce’ with Authorities

The drug trafficking organization known as the Familia Michoacana distributed a series of flyers and hung banners throughout the state last week offering a truce...
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Colombia, Venezuela to Prepare Joint Anti-Narcotics Treaty

Colombia's Defense Minister, Rodrigo Rivera, announced that he would meet on November 19th with the Venezuelan Minister of the Interior, Tarek El Aissami, to...
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Calderón: Drugs Increasingly Shipped Through Guatemala, Honduras

Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced that authorities have detected a change in flights carrying cocaine shipments from South America, which are...
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Officials Fear Increase in Violence After Gulf Cartel Leader’s Death

Officials in the Mexican government fear an increase in violence in the northeastern border region, following the death of Gulf cartel leader Ezequiel Cárdenas...
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Veracruz Mayor-Elect Found Dead

Authorities found the bodies of a mayor elect and two people who were accompanying him in Oaxaca state just hours after they were abducted from a restaurant by...
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Calderón Critized by Press Association

At the annual assembly of the Inter-American Press Association, journalists from all over Latin America released a joint statement condemning Mexican president...
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‘Urban displacement’ Rises in Medellín by 72 Percent

In Medellin, once the epicenter of the country’s drug-fueled conflict, violence is again on the...