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It's been nearly 25 years since authorities in Colombia gunned down former Medellín Cartel kingpin... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia’s Criminal Evolution 25 Years After Pablo Escobar’s Death

Seven of the eight men convicted for the murder of Berta Cáceres await jail time
Authorities in Honduras found seven of the eight men accused in the high-profile murder of renowned... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Guilty Verdict in Berta Cáceres Murder Trial in Honduras is Partial Justice

In some New York neighborhoods, wearing yellow and black with a golden crown symbol can get you... ReadLeer
/ Ecuador

Ecuador ‘Legalizes’ Gangs and Slashes Murder Rate

The enormous bribery and extortion pressures that Venezuelans face when trying to leave their... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Government Mafia Structures Plague Venezuela Emigration Process

Drug regulation is being debated around the world
A recent report argues that regulating illegal drugs can help governments tackle organized crime,... ReadLeer
/ Drug Policy

Can Drug Regulation Help Tackle Organized Crime?

Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will take office on December 1
Days before his inauguration, on 1 December, Mexico's President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

What is Behind AMLO’s Security Policy U-Turn in Mexico?

Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto
Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto ends his six-year term amid a rising body count, allegations... ReadLeer
/ Ayotzinapa

A Legacy of Turmoil: Peña Nieto’s Tenure in Mexico

Former Honduras Congressman Juan Antonio “Tony” Hernández, the brother of President Juan Orlando Hernández
Prosecutors in the United States allege that the brother of the president of Honduras is a major... ReadLeer
/ Cachiros

US Alleges Honduras President’s Brother is Major Drug Trafficker

What was El Chapo's son, Alfredo Guzmán Salazar, doing in Medellín, Colombia?
Reports about the prolonged visit of the son of alleged Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo"... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

‘El Chapo’ Son’s Medellín Visit Reveals Criminal Underworld Dynamics

Cinthia Carolina Tell has been accused of leading a trafficking network in Peru
The recent arrest of the former director of Peru’s national police as part of a group accused of... ReadLeer
/ Human Trafficking

Former Peru Police Chief Accused of Role in Baby Trafficking Network

Two sweeping investigations into police units serving along Venezuela’s border were ordered after... ReadLeer
/ Security Policy

Police Along Venezuela Border Consolidate as Criminal Structures

The government of Colombia has rejected the appointment of a top ELN commander as a delegate in... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Government Rejection May Cement End of ELN Peace Talks