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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Photo of El Chapo
A Mexico City judge has accepted a US extradition request for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, a sharp... ReadLeer
/ El Chapo

Mexico Court Approves US Extradition Request for El Chapo

Freddy Rendon, alias "El Aleman"
A former Colombian paramilitary leader with extensive links to organized crime has been released... ReadLeer

Colombia Paramilitary Leader ‘El Aleman’ Released From Prison

An "El Chapo" wanted poster
To aid in the search for Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, Mexico has solicited advice from the... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

To Find El Chapo, Mexico Enlists Colombia’s Escobar-Hunters

Military truck under heavy guard
A gang-enforced transportation strike in El Salvador has now left seven bus drivers dead, raising... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

El Salvador Govt, Gangs Locked in Deadly Game of Chicken

Peru's president has declared that drug traffickers are no longer a "parallel power" in a major... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Peru Declares Premature Victory in Major Coca Producing Region

Protestors against corruption in Guatemala
Anti-corruption movements across Latin America has been a key development in 2015, and has shaken... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Adding Up Latin America’s Anti-Corruption Protests

The Mexican Senate is looking at ways to improve the nation's ability to seize assets from... ReadLeer
/ Judicial Reform

Mexico Reviews Low Asset Seizure Rate

Rodrigo Nogueira Batista
A former military police officer in Brazil talks about the culture of violence that permeates the... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Ex-Officer: Brazil Military Police Creates ‘Monsters’

Police in Peru can now collect phone data without a warrant
New legislative decrees in Peru aimed at improving the government's ability to combat organized... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Peru Legislative Decrees Raise Security-Privacy Debate

Salvadorans climb onto a pickup truck during the bus strike
El Salvador’s gangs have reportedly enforced a transportation strike, paralyzing capital city San... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

Gang-Enforced Bus Strike Increases Pressure on El Salvador Govt

Children rescued from Shining Path
Authorities in Peru say security forces have rescued a record number of women and children from the... ReadLeer
/ Gender and Organized Crime

39 Women, Children ‘Rescued’ from Peru’s Shining Path

According to Bolivia's top anti-drug official, criminal groups have developed new international... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

‘Drug Flights Entering Bolivia From Paraguay, Argentina’