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Former anti-drug official Bayardo Ramirez
A former top anti-drugs official in Venezuela has lambasted corruption in the country and branded... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Venezuela No.1 Trafficker in LatAm: Anti-Drugs Official

Honduras Security Minister Arturo Corrales
A debate over official homicide statistics in Honduras raise questions about whether the government... ReadLeer
/ Homicides

Honduras Disputes Homicide Stats as Elections Near

Angie Sanclemente Valencia
Argentina has released and deported a model from Colombia convicted of drug trafficking in 2011, in... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Argentina Frees, Deports Colombia ‘Narco Model’

A Bahamas anti-drug officer with seized drugs
Police in the Bahamas have recovered $4 million of marijuana in a week, amid growing calls in the... ReadLeer
/ Caribbean

Bahamas Seizes $4 Mn of Drugs in a Week

Islands are worth 1,000 kilometers of road in underworld
Throughout the isthmus underworld, an island is worth more than 1,000 kilometers of road. It is not... ReadLeer
/ Panama

Narco-Islands: Panama’s Drug Trafficking Paradise

A Honduran naval vessel
Honduras is losing $230 million per year in revenues because of fuel smuggling, a practice driven... ReadLeer
/ Contraband

Fuel Trafficking Costs Honduras $230 Mn per Year

The ecstasy lab discovered by police in Buenos Aires
Police in Argentina have uncovered a drug lab and seized 200,000 ecstasy tablets and precursor... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Argentina Busts First Buenos Aires Ecstasy Lab

Mexico's human trafficking may feed child pornography
Mexico is the world's number one distributor and the second largest producer of child pornography,... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Is World Leader in Child Pornography: Officials

Bolivian bolivianos
Authorities in Bolivia have broken up a criminal operation dedicated to producing false local... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Bolivia Dismantles Fake Money Operation

Mexico City residents march for legalization in 2012
Former officials and current celebrities have signed a petition advocating for the legalization of... ReadLeer
/ Drug Policy

Mexico Personalities Call for Marijuana Legalization

Cows in Nicaragua, where rustling is growing
In early September, Costa Rica's Security Minister Mario Zamora announced a multi-agency strategy... ReadLeer
/ Costa Rica

Cattle Rustling Menaces Rural LatAm Communities

Paraguayans are becoming increasingly prominent within foreign drug trafficking networks in... ReadLeer
/ Paraguay

Locals Taking Control of Paraguay Drug Trafficking: Minister