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A new report from a Venezuela non-governmental organization working on migration issues shows that... ReadLeer

Women, Youth Primed for Gang Recruitment in Venezuela

The US trial of one of the most high-profile and prolific drug traffickers the world has ever seen... ReadLeer
/ El Chapo

4 Takeaways So Far From the US Trial Against ‘El Chapo’

Politicians and officials in Mexico have promised to reform the police for years, but the force... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

What’s Standing in the Way of Police Reform in Mexico?

A recent report concluded that, in Venezuela, government security forces were responsible for 37... ReadLeer
/ Human Rights

Venezuela Police Hide Killings Behind Claims of Resisting Authority

The Mérida Initiative celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. Yet since it began providing... ReadLeer
/ Merida Initiative

10 Years of the Mérida Initiative: Violence and Corruption

Dozens of massacres and a sprawling organized crime structure are behind a recent alliance between... ReadLeer
/ Gold

Venezuela and Turkey Unite to Profit from Amazonian “Blood Gold”

Two former presidents of El Salvador formed a political alliance to carry out clandestine... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

The Corrupt Alliance of Two Former Presidents in El Salvador

Everyone in this room, in front of a bar with a glass of blue ribbon whiskey in hand, was... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

The Funes and Saca Tapes in El Salvador: A Plot Revealed

The arrest of businessman and former president of the Peruvian Soccer Federation, Edwin Oviedo,... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Soccer Corruption Hits Peru With Leading Arrest

Two Colombian intelligence reports, published three months apart, show contradictions in the number... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

FARC Dissidents Growing Faster Than Colombia Can Count

Guatemala President Jimmy Morales wants to deal a final blow in his political war against the... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Morales Orders CICIG Agents To Leave Guatemala

New information about the murder of a Rio de Janeiro city councilor may finally bring her killers... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Marielle Franco Insights Show Grim Banality of Brazil Violence