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Monthly Archives: January 2014

"The Drug Lord" will immortalize El Chapo on screen
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's life and times are to be brought to television screens across the... ReadLeer
/ El Chapo

‘El Chapo’ Guzman Gets His Own TV Show in United States

Drug trafficking causes deforestation in Central America
Drug trafficking is responsible for the massive destruction of rainforests across Central America,... ReadLeer
/ Environmental Crime

Drug Trafficking Drives Deforestation in Central America: Study

"El Menchito" was thought to be CJNG's second-in-command
Authorities in Mexico have captured one of the top leaders of the Jalisco Cartel - New Generation,... ReadLeer
/ Jalisco Cartel

Mexico Captures CJNG Leader, Investigates Links With Vigilantes

Orange-Chinned Parakeets, Colombia's most trafficked animal
Ten trafficked animals are recovered each day at Colombia's busiest airport, marking the extent of... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Eco-Trafficking Facilitated by Public Indifference: Experts

Overcrowding fuels gang control of Brazil prisons
On January 4, the capital of Maranhao, Brazil, suffered a wave of coordinated attacks on buses and... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

How Gangs Grow Stronger in Brazil’s Prisons

Contraband gasoline crossing the Colombia-Venezuela border
Colombia and Venezuela are to launch a new anti-smuggling initiative in an attempt to crack down on... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia-Venezuela to Launch New Contraband Crackdown

Pedro Simon Rincon Salazar died earlier this week
Emerald miners in Colombia will soon meet with church and police representatives in an attempt to... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Death of Emerald Magnate’s Son Raises Tensions in Colombia

Slave labor is an entrenched practice in Brazil
A national body to combat human trafficking has been set up in Brazil as part of a new strategy... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Can New Anti-Human Trafficking Body in Brazil Really Have Impact?

A Predator B drone in Sierra Vista, Arizona
The United States has grounded a fleet of drones used to monitor the border with Mexico following... ReadLeer
/ US/Mexico Border

US Border Drone Crash Distracts From Larger Issues in Their Use

Police enter the Modelo prison in Barranquilla in 2012
Ten inmates died and around 40 more were injured during a riot and a fire in a northern Colombia... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Prison Riot Deaths Put Spotlight on Overcrowding

Anti-kidnapping coordinator Renato Sales Heredia
Mexico has created a new unit to combat rising kidnapping in the country, but the question remains... ReadLeer
/ Kidnapping

Can Mexico’s New Anti-Kidnapping Body Stem the Growth of the Crime?

APJ coordinator Josue Murillo
A representative from a leading NGO in Honduras says at least four high-ranking police officials... ReadLeer
/ Honduras

At Least 4 Top Honduras Cops Lead Drug Trafficking Rings: NGO