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Criminals Take Role of State in Central America’s Ungoverned Spaces: US

U.S. officials have warned that in parts of Central America where there is little state presence, criminal groups are stepping up to fill the void and offer...
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More Drug War Aid for Central America, But With Security Taxes?

There were plenty of vows of greater cooperation, as well as pledges for cash, at a Central American security conference in Guatemala, but perhaps more important...
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US Calls on Central America Elites to Fund Crime Fight

At a Central American security conference in Guatemala, the U.S. pledged a rise in aid, but called on regional elites to pay their share to make the region...
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Central America Security Conference Opens in Guatemala

An international conference to discuss security strategy in Central America, attended by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, will open Wednesday in Guatemala...
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OAS Reaffirms Commitment to Fight Crime

The three-day summit of the Organization of American States (OAS) concluded Tuesday in El Salvador with few concrete results to show, after the assembly debated a...
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Obama in El Salvador: Crime at Top of Agenda

President Obama will visit El Salvador today, the third leg of his Latin America tour. It's a stop that could mark a new U.S. awareness of the growing maelstrom of...
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Brownfield Announces More Anti-Drug Aid for Central America

• On February 10 State Department official William Brownfield announced that Central America will receive an aid package of $200 million, intended to combat crime...
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Central American Nations Seek ‘Plan Central America’

Top State Department official William Brownfield is expected to announce plans for a new, large-scale Central American security strategy in the coming days....