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Colombia's power shift to the regions bolstered the clout of criminal groups
A pair of recent reports highlights how Colombia's government decentralization process over the... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

How Decentralizing Political Power Strengthened Colombia Crime Groups

Military police officer injured during a protest in São Paulo
An average of nine people were killed per day at the hands of Brazil's notoriously violent police... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Brazil Police Killed At Least 3,300 Civilians in 2015

Interior Secretary Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong
More than $2 million were reportedly diverted from Mexico's 2014 federal penitentiary budget by... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Officials Stole Millions From Troubled Prison System: Report

El Salvador Attorney General Douglas Meléndez
El Salvador's Attorney General indicated that his office may investigate the recently revealed... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

El Salvador to Investigate Meetings Between Officials, Gangs: Report

Former Veracruz Gov. Javier Duarte
An alleged front man for fugitive Veracruz Gov. Javier Duarte has acquired a string of properties... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Did Front Man for Fugitive Mexico Governor Acquire Millions in US Assets?