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A UN official has warned that drug gangs are trafficking young girls from indigenous communities on... ReadLeer
/ Gender and Organized Crime

Drug Gangs Traffic Girls on Honduras-Nicaragua Border: UN

Panamanian authorities say the FARC rebel group worked with a trafficking ring with operations in... ReadLeer

FARC Sold Cocaine to Panama Drug Ring

The Jamaica government says that the homicide rate is down to just two murders a day, a 30 percent... ReadLeer
/ Caribbean

‘Jamaica Murder Rate Dropped 30% in 2012’

Peruvian authorities have charged 19 members of the extended family of the Quispe Palomino... ReadLeer
/ Money Laundering

Peru Breaks Up Shining Path ‘Money Laundering Ring’

Ecuador's government is planning to increase the armed forces' involvement in law enforcement, a... ReadLeer
/ Ecuador

Ecuador to Expand Military’s Role in Fighting Crime

A new NGO in Nicaragua aims to protect the rights of women who voluntarily work in the sex trade,... ReadLeer
/ Gender and Organized Crime

In Nicaragua, Can Sex Work be Separated from Organized Crime?

A massive operation led by police agency Interpol against the trafficking of counterfeited goods... ReadLeer
/ Environmental Crime

Interpol Launches Anti-Piracy Op Across Americas

Colombia has seized an estimated $15 million in holdings belonging to a Sinaloa Cartel associate... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Seizes $15 Mn in Assets Linked to Sinaloa Cartel

Venezuelan authorities found more than 3.3 tons of cocaine at a port north of Caracas, apparently... ReadLeer
/ Venezuela

Venezuela Seizes 3 Tons Cocaine at Caribbean Port

Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa yesterday admitted that Colombia’s largest rebel group could be... ReadLeer
/ Ecuador

Correa Vows to Pursue Colombian Rebels in Ecuador

A new report sets out how, after his capture in 1999, Shining Path leader "Comrade Raul" won the... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Was Captured Shining Path Boss a Double Agent?

The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) announced the detention of 792 alleged gang... ReadLeer
/ MS13

US Announces Arrest of Almost 800 Suspected Gang Members