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Colombian Govt Can’t Confirm Death of FARC Leader

Colombian authorities still cannot confirm that Pablo Benito Cabrera, alias "Fabian Ramírez," a top commander of the FARC, died when the Colombian Air Force bombed...
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Mexican Politician Freed After 6 Months

Diego Fernández de Cevallos, a top operative and former senator for the National Action Party (PAN) in Mexico, is free after over six months in...
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Mexican Authorities Capture Alleged Aztecas Leader

Mexican authorities captured Arturo Gallegos Castrellón, alias "El Farmero," the alleged leader of the Aztecas criminal...
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Report: Rio’s Fight Against Drug Gangs Continues

Brazil's police and military are continuing their crackdown on Rio's powerful organized criminal...
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Report: How Rio is Trying to Retake ‘Favelas’

A recent report by Bandeirantes TV explores how the Brazilian military police are trying to retake the "favelas" in Rio de...
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Brazil Sends Army Troops into Rio’s Slums

Brazil sent troops and tanks into poor neighborhoods to help reinforce police units whose battles this week against criminal gangs have left 23 dead, numerous buses...
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Mexico Sends More Troops to Troubled Border Area

Mexico has sent more military and police to the Tamaulipas and Nuevo León states along the northeastern border with the US, in an effort to quell the violence...
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FARC Escalate Attacks In Southern Colombia

At least twelve police officers and soldiers have been killed since Tuesday in attacks by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colomba (FARC). The guerrillas may be...
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Brazilian Police Launch Massive Raid of Rio’s ‘Favelas,’ Ten Captured

Authorities in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday launched a massive air and ground operation in a score of shantytown neighborhoods known as "favelas" on the outskirts of...
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Colombian Kingpin to Reveal Details of Ties with Mexican Cartels

Julio Alberto Lozano, alias "Patricia," accused by Colombian authorities of being one of the hemisphere's most important drug traffickers, has agreed to face...
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Shining Path Guerrilla Describes Life in the Drug Trade

Edgar Mejía Asencio, alias "Izula," an alleged former commander of the Shining Path's Upper Huallaga faction who was arrested October 13, recently spoke with La...
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Police Arrest Brother of Puerto Rican Kingpin

Police in Puerto Rico arrested 17 people yesterday accused of ties to the island's most notorious drug trafficker, Jose Figueroa Capsula, alias "Junior Capsula,"...