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A seizure of Sinaloa Cartel methamphetamine
The Sinaloa Cartel has built up an extensive international network while other Mexican drug... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Tracking the Sinaloa Federation’s International Presence

Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
US authorities planned Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's capture during Mexico's previous administration,... ReadLeer
/ El Chapo

‘US Op Aimed at Capturing El Chapo Foiled By Mexican Forces’

Maduro on the campaign trail
Murders in Venezuela reached a record high of 58 per day during the first four months of the year,... ReadLeer
/ Homicides

Venezuelan Homicides Reach Record High In 2013

A poster of Colombia's most wanted criminals
Colombian authorities say that criminal group the Urabeños now has more members than the... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

‘Urabeños Now Have More Members Than ELN’

Former Tijuana mayor Hank Rhon went free after an "arraigo" screw-up
A prestigious NGO has called for Mexico to abolish the legal proceeding known as arraigo, in which... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Why Mexico Should Abolish its Preventive Detention Law

Aerostats are to be used to fight Caribbean drug trafficking
The US Navy has begun testing new aerial equipment to detect and monitor drug trafficking in the... ReadLeer
/ Caribbean

US Navy Testing Drones to Track Caribbean Drug Trafficking

Brazilian military police stand below Cristo Redentor
Brazilian military police have peacefully occupied three Rio de Janeiro favelas prior to... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Rio Police Occupy 3 Favelas Prior to UPP Installation

"La Tuta" in a video
The leader of Mexico's Caballeros Templarios drug gang has released a video blaming the government,... ReadLeer
/ Knights Templar

Knights Templar Blame Self-Defense Groups For Violence In Mexico

Italian mafia boss Domenico Trimboli
A leader of one of Italy's most powerful mafias has been arrested in Colombia's second-largest... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombian Police Arrest One Of Italy’s Most Wanted Men

Honduran police on strike last week
Low ranking police officers in Honduras went on strike Monday over pay and work conditions, raising... ReadLeer
/ Honduras

Honduran Police Strike Over Pay And Conditions

ELN Leader Nicolas Rodriguez, alias "Gabino"
Colombia's second largest guerrilla group, the ELN, may soon begin peace talks with the government,... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

ELN: Imminent Peace Talks With Colombian Govt?

Head of EPL dissidents Victor Navarro, alias "Megateo"
Colombian police have destroyed 44 cocaine laboratories they say were part of an operation that... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Discovery of Rebel Cocaine Labs in Colombia Highlight Drug Alliances