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Monthly Archives: March 2011

A trafficker believed to be a key contact for the Sinaloa Cartel was arrested in Guatemala on... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Top Guatemalan Drug Trafficker Arrested

Ecuador’s capture of nine alleged Sinaloa Cartel operatives, and the brutal murder of a policeman... ReadLeer
/ Ecuador

Sinaloa Cartel Spells Trouble for Ecuador

In an indicator of the difficulties often faced by Central American migrants, three Mexican customs... ReadLeer
/ Human Smuggling

Mistreatment of Migrant in Mexico Caught on Video

According to a U.S. State Department cable released by whistleblower site, WikiLeaks, via La... ReadLeer
/ Arms Trafficking

NewsBrief: Mexico’s Guns Smuggled From Central America, Says WikiLeaks

During his recent visit to troubled El Salvador, U.S. President Barack Obama announced plans for a... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

What US Aid Means for El Salvador

Smuggling migrants into the United States is now more profitable than smuggling drugs, according to... ReadLeer
/ Human Smuggling

UN Math on Human Smuggling Not Sound

Mexico police announced the results of a three-day raid intended to crack down on wildlife... ReadLeer
/ Environmental Crime

Police Announce Record Eco-Trafficking Raid in Mexico

After Mexico’s biggest media organizations agreed last week to follow guidelines for reporting on... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Media Pact Marks PR Battle in Drug War

The San Antonio Express News reports that a Somalian, once based in Mexico, is suspected of... ReadLeer
/ Human Smuggling

Terrorism and the US-Mexico Border

With officials in Ciudad Juarez already under fire from human rights groups for their allegedly... ReadLeer
/ Juarez Cartel

Cable Suggests Mexican Army May Have Worked with Juarez Paramilitary Group

A spike of killings in Cali is raising concern that the city is descending into a new spiral of... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Mafia War Feared in Cali, as Rastrojos Face New Competition

This report by the Refugee Council USA, a coalition of NGOs, focuses on the situation of the... ReadLeer
/ Ecuador

Refugee Council USA: Living on the Edge – Colombian Refugees in Panama and Ecuador