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Hang-wringing over U.S. ‘Spies’ in Mexico

According to the Mexican Attorney General's Office, there are currently more than 500 U.S. personnel operating in Mexico, up from 60 U.S. agents in 2005, reports...
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Narco-Culture Penetrates Mexico’s Social Fabric

From “narcocorridos” to narco-wives, Mexico’s drug war has spilled over into the cultural life of the nation, influencing language and even...
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InSight: Makled’s Window into Trafficking in Venezuela Closing

In the coming days, President Santos is expected to extradite alleged drug trafficker Walid Makled to Venezuela, instead of the U.S. With him not only goes...
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Mass Graves Found in Nuevo León

Mexican police announced the discovery of five mass graves near a shooting range in the municipality of Santa Catarina, Nuevo Leon. According to Milenio, the...
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U.S. Citizens in Danger of Drug-Related Homicides?

It is no secret that drug-related violence originating from feuds between drug trafficking oganizations (DTOs) in Mexico has been spilling over to the U.S.,...
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Link between Sinaloa Cartel and Colombia Arrested

The arrest of an intermediary between the Sinaloa Cartel and Colombia's Rastrojos and the FARC, sheds light on the extensive business connections between Mexico and...
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Zeta Leader Arrested for Mass Graves; Does Mexico Care?

Authorities this weekend captured Martin Omar Estrada Luna, alias “El Kilo,” who answered to the top levels of the Zetas criminal organization. But does Mexico...
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Brief: FARC in Venezuela? Depends on What You Mean

In an interview with the radio station La FM in Colombia, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said that leftist guerrillas operate in Venezuela but do not have...
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Refuge for Al Qaeda in Honduras?

The U.S. Embassy in Honduras alerted migration authorities about the possible presence of two alleged Al Qaeda members, reported by Honduran newspaper La Prensa...
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Brief: ELN Talks Peace

On April 16, the National Liberation Army (Ejercito de Liberacion Nacional - ELN) released a statement on their website, Voices of Colombia, referring again to...
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Video: Officials Look on Bright Side of Juarez Violence

The mayor of Ciudad Juarez denies that his city, which often tops lists of murder rates worldwide, is the most dangerous in Mexico. This is the latest in a long...
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Colombia’s President Clashes with Old Guard

From Colombia there is news of the latest feud over security issues between President Juan Manuel Santos and high ranking officials from the previous...