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An alleged go-between for the Sinaloa Cartel and Colombian groups
The director of an NGO in Colombia has reported that Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel recently met with... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Is Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel Meeting with Medellin Gangs?

Explosives detonated during the operation
Authorities in Peru have destroyed 54 clandestine landing strips in a major operation targeting... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Peru Blows Up Narco Airstrips

Senator Javier Corral and supporters presenting the amnesty proposal
Senators in Mexico have proposed an initiative to create a law granting amnesty to imprisoned... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Senators Propose Amnesty for Self-Defense Forces

Venezuela Attorney General Luisa Ortega
On September 9 to 10, Venezuela's Attorney General's office organized a conference called... ReadLeer
/ Security Policy

Meeting Raises Question: Just What is Citizen Security in Venezuela?

La Tuta meeting with journalists
Two journalists in the Pacific Coast state of Michoacan received money from the leader of the... ReadLeer
/ Knights Templar

Reporters Give Advice, Get Money from Mexico Cartel: Video

Alleged members of Colombia criminal gang in a line up
Colombia's security forces captured 34 members of what the police called "one of the biggest drug... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

New Arrests Link Colombia’s FARC to Drug Trafficking Group

Paraguayan forces are fighting a dissident rebel group
Paraguay's security forces have killed as many as five members of a dissident faction of the EPP... ReadLeer

Paraguay Security Forces Deal Major Blow to Dissident Guerrilla Group

 Albino and Alfredo Jara Larrea, heads of the new guerrilla faction
Evidence has emerged that a faction of the Paraguayan People's Army (EPP) has broken away and... ReadLeer

Paraguay’s Guerrillas Split, Dissident Group Replicates Colombia Model

Youth in Belize City wearing Blood gang colors
A string of shootings in Belize City has fed concerns about a spike in gang violence, less than... ReadLeer
/ Belize

Belize Gang Violence Spikes Months After Ceasefire Attempt

A Chilean border crossing
Authorities in Bolivia have identified a network of Peruvian coyotes dedicated to smuggling... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Smugglers Moving Dominicans From Bolivia to Chile

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
Judicial authorities in Mexico have reported that imprisoned Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquin "El... ReadLeer
/ El Chapo

Will ‘El Chapo’ Testify Against the Sinaloa Cartel?

The marijuana seized in Capitan Bado - Interior Ministry
Authorities in Paraguay have seized more than 30 tons of marijuana in two separate operations near... ReadLeer
/ Paraguay

Paraguay Seizes 30 Tons of Marijuana Near Brazil Border