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Bolivian officials announced this week that they had captured the cousin of one of Colombia’s most... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Bolivia Captures Drug Kingpin, Claims Rare Victory

The president of El Salvador has accused the country’s previous governments of sponsoring... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

Salvador President Accuses Past Govts of Sponsoring Crime

An ambush by alleged FARC guerrillas in northern Colombia killed a senior police officer and... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

‘FARC’ Attack Kills Colombia Police Major

A new report by the U.S. government criticizes Venezuela for failing to enforce existing anti-human... ReadLeer
/ Human Trafficking

US Blacklists Venezuela in Human Trafficking Report

A former head of El Salvador’s anti-drug police has asked to be reinstated to the force after a... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

El Salvador Police Boss Seeks Return after ‘Drug Ties’

The annual United Nations' World Drug Report is a useful document for identifying broad trends in... ReadLeer

UN Report Fails to Question Assumptions of War on Drugs

Reports suggest that assaults on U.S. officials on the Mexico border are on the rise, as desperate... ReadLeer
/ US/Mexico Border

Are Mexico Cartels Targeting US Border Officials?

The governments of Brazil and Paraguay have signed an agreement which will see the neighboring... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Brazil, Paraguay Agree to Join Forces Against Organized Crime

An alleged leader of the FARC guerrilla group, arrested in Ecuador on Monday, was an important link... ReadLeer
/ Ecuador

Captured FARC Guerrilla Linked to Sinaloa Cartel

With a series of public banners posted around the Mexican state of Michoacan, the Familia drug gang... ReadLeer
/ La Familia Michoacana

Familia Claim Split with ‘El Chango’ Over Zetas Alliance

The Mexican army discovered the most sophisticated illegal drug laboratory ever found in the... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Finds Giant Underground Drug Lab

Authorities seized more than half a ton of cocaine from a house on the U.S. Virgin Island of St.... ReadLeer
/ Caribbean

Cocaine Seizure, Murder Surge in US Caribbean