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An illegal landing strip in Catamarca, Argentina
The governments of Uruguay and Argentina have signed an agreement to jointly monitor drug flights... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Uruguay, Argentina to Monitor Drug Flights

One of the Czech citizens arrested by Dominican police
The Dominican Republic has arrested seven Czech suspected gang members, illustrating the Caribbean... ReadLeer
/ Caribbean

Czech ‘Gang Members’ Arrested in Dominican Republic

A policeman in Santiago shows a gun seized from gangs
An investigation by journalism institute CIPER has found that despite Chile's reputation as one of... ReadLeer
/ Chile

Drug Gangs Run 80 Neighborhoods in Santiago, Chile

Henry de Jesus Lopez, alias "Mi Sangre"
The head of Colombian gang the Urabeños was arrested in Buenos Aires, drawing attention to... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombian Capo ‘Mi Sangre’ Captured in Argentina

UPP forces on patrol in Rio
Murders in Rio de Janeiro state are down 7 percent so far this year compared to 2011, as the... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Rio Murders Drop as Police Pacifying Forces Expand

Former Santa Fe police commissioner Hugo Tognoli
Evidence of police corruption in northern Argentina illustrates how vulnerable the country is to... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Ousting of Police Chief Highlights Argentina’s Vulnerability to Organized Crime

A coal miner in Coahuila, Mexico
A former governor and PRI leader in Mexico has claimed that the Zetas have broadened their... ReadLeer
/ Illegal Mining

‘Zetas Linked to Coal Mining in North Mexico’

An anti-femicide demonstration in Guatemala
Guatemala has registered 512 cases of femicide so far in 2012, putting it on course for a 10... ReadLeer
/ Gender and Organized Crime

Guatemala on Course for 10% Drop in Femicides

Former Defense Minister Henry Rangel Silva
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has replaced General Henry Rangel Silva as head of the... ReadLeer
/ Cartel de los Soles

Venezuela Replaces Defense Minister Accused of Drug Ties

Emerald businessman Jesus Sanchez, who was attacked in Bogota
There are signs that a new battle for control of Colombia’s emerald business is already breaking... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Attacks Could Signal Outbreak of New Emerald War in Colombia

The now famous photo of "El Lazca" after his death
Samuel Logan looks at what the future holds for the Zetas after the death of... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

The Zetas After Lazcano: Branded Barbarism

A map of cartel presence in Mexico
According to a study which used Google searches to map the activity of drug cartels in Mexico,... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Harvard Tracks Mexican Drug Gangs via Google