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Former Bolivian Drug Czar Arrested in Panama

After the arrest of Bolivia's former top narcotics czar Thursday in Panama, accused of running a drug-trafficking ring, attention is again focused on how deep is...
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RawFeed: State Dept Traces Narco Grenades

Retailers in the U.S. are a major source of weapons for Mexican drug trafficking organizations, but many of their armaments are from military...
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Brazil’s Justice Ministry: Map of Violence Against Youth

A report (pdf) by the Brazilian Ministry of Justice informs how murder amongst young people has increased to levels never seen before. This Map of Violence offers...
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Guatemala Seeks to Curb Crimes Committed from Jails

The Guatemalan Public Ministry and the National Police say they have identified five major leaders of the Barrio 18 (M-18)  gang currently held at the maximum...
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Juarez Activists Killed; 450 Arrested in US Drug Sweep

  In Juarez, police found the bodies of three family members related to human rights activist Josefina Reyes, killed by unidentified gunmen in January...
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RawFeed: Favela Life, Before and After Police Takeover

As the Rio de Janeiro security forces continue moving community policing units into slums long controlled by criminal gangs, InSight brings an on-the-ground view...
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InSight: Counting the Dead in Arizona Gunrunning Case

The internal divisions caused by the recent death of a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the hands of suspected Mexican criminal gang members using U.S.-bought...
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Mexican National Commission on Human Rights: Special Report on Immigrant Kidnapping in Mexico

A report by Mexico's National Commission on Human Rights (Comision Nacional de Derechos Humanos –CNDH) points to an increase in immigrant kidnapping in the...
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Attack on Prison Official Reveals Holes in Honduran Penitentiaries

This month’s attack on the head of the Honduran prison system has raised the important question: Does the government have any control over its...
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RawFeed: Captures and Questions in ICE Murder Case

In a press conference on Wednesday that seemed more designed to placate United States' calls for justice in the murder of one of its anti-drug agents than...
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Argentina Escapes Money Laundering Sanctions

Argentina narrowly avoided sanctions Wednesday for its failure to tackle money laundering, reflecting growing international concern about drug trafficking profits...
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Spanish Arrests Focus Spotlight on Argentina

The recent arrests of three Argentines in Spain highlight the increasing use of this country as a trampoline to send drugs to Europe. The use of Argentina as a drug...