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New evidence alleges that high-ranking members of El Salvador’s military commanded a secret death... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

El Salvador Military Officers Ordered Executions: Attorney General

A deadly ambush against Colombian soldiers blamed on the ELN shows the rebel group's internal... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Belligerent ELN Front Kills Five Colombian Soldiers Near Venezuela Border

A video showing a notorious colectivo leader and alleged criminal embracing high-ranking officials... ReadLeer
/ Colectivos

Video Shows Notorious ‘Colectivo’ Leader Greeted by Venezuela Officials

The justice and prison systems have managed to preserve the lives of the powerful once they are... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

In Guatemala’s VIP Prisons, the Powerful Are Safe and Committing Crimes

The recent arrests of an elusive and powerful Guatemalan businessman-turned lobbyist and an... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Arrest of Guatemala’s ‘Tennis Shoe King’ Could Impact Prosecutor Selection Process

The United States government could impose sanctions on the second most powerful person in... ReadLeer
/ Cartel de los Soles

US Mulls Sanctions Against Venezuela’s Diosdado Cabello

Authorities in Mexico have ordered the arrest of more than two dozen high-ranking state police... ReadLeer
/ Ayotzinapa

Paramilitary Group in Veracruz Police Carried Out Disappearances: Attorney General

Despite President Santos’ promise to rid Colombia’s natural parks from coca crops, a news... ReadLeer
/ Coca

Colombia’s Natural Parks Remain Criminal Safe Havens: Report

Alerts about the growing involvement of Mexican cartels with armed groups and drug trafficking in... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

What Is the Mexican Cartels’ Strategy for Post-FARC Colombia?

A new report demonstrates that although Panamanian authorities have made progress in combating... ReadLeer
/ Money Laundering

Task Force Points Out Gaps in Panama Money Laundering Laws

An unprecedented seizure of nearly half a ton of cocaine at the Russian embassy in Argentina has... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Cocaine Ring in Russia’s Argentina Embassy Dismantled

Ex-FARC commander “Gentil Duarte” has risen to the top of Colombia’s most-wanted list, but... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia’s Least-Known But Most-Wanted Public Enemy No. 1