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Monthly Archives: December 2011

The United States Treasury Department's announcement that it was placing a Panama-based money... ReadLeer
/ Money Laundering

US Treasury Targeting More than Panama-based Operation?

Mexico's military announced that 2,321 "aggressors" had been killed in 1,971 "aggressions" against... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico’s Military: 2,321 ‘Aggressors’ Killed Since 2006

Rio-based blogger and journalist Julia Michaels parcels out the gems from two recent interviews of... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Yuletide thoughts from Rio’s Public Safety Secretary

Seizures of Zetas' communications equipment have increased international attention on the group's... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Zetas’ Comms Addendum: Uniformity, Protection Key

Mexico's capture of a 'Chapo' Guzman's "security chief" means one of two things: Mexican... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Capture of ‘Chapo’ Security Chief Shows Mexico Lacks Patience

A mass paramilitary surrender resulted in just 21 arrests this weekend in Colombia. The rest of the... ReadLeer
/ Caracho

Colombia ERPAC Handover Exposes Holes in Process

Costa Rica's government approved a plan this week to raise some $70 million per year in extra... ReadLeer
/ Costa Rica

Costa Rica Approves New Tax to Fight Crime

InSight Crime presents "Game Changers 2011," our first annual look at the year in organized crime... ReadLeer

InSight Crime’s Game Changers: 2011

According to Peru's military intelligence, there are 500 members of the Shining Path fighting in... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Military Statistics Suggest Shining Path Growing in Numbers

The beleaguered Mexican city of Veracruz is trying to fight corruption by purging its police force... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Veracruz Police Purge May Provide Recruits for Criminal Gangs

In the concluding section of a three-part series, investigator Michael Porth examines the steps... ReadLeer
/ Costa Rica

Costa Rica in the Crosshairs (Part III)

A police officer has been burned alive in front of onlookers in Ciudad Juarez, suggesting a new... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Juarez Police Officer Burned Alive on City Street