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Guyanese citizens are optimistic about their country’s progress in the fight against corruption,... ReadLeer
/ Guyana

Guyana Optimistic About Anti-Corruption Fight Although Resource Curse Looms

Four competing drug cartels are extorting avocado producers in Michoacán, Mexico, showing how the... ReadLeer
/ Extortion

Mexico’s Cartels Fighting It Out for Control of Avocado Business

Representatives of Mexico’s Jalisco Cartel have spoken out on behalf of their shadowy leader to... ReadLeer
/ El Mencho

Can Mexico’s Jalisco Cartel Win the Turf War for Michoacán?

After his landslide victory, Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador vowed to get to the... ReadLeer
/ Ayotzinapa

AMLO Yet to Bring Justice in Mexico’s Ayotzinapa Case

Members of Venezuela's large and dangerous Tren del Aragua gang are actively trying to expand their... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Venezuela’s Tren de Aragua Gang Seeks to Grow Inside Brazil Prisons

Carlos Luis Revette, alias “El Coqui,” is one of Venezuela’s most wanted criminals and leader... ReadLeer
/ Venezuela Personalities

Carlos Luis Revete, alias ‘El Coqui’

Despite being named Africa's first "narco-state" for over a decade now, Guinea-Bissau has failed to... ReadLeer
/ Cocaine

Record Cocaine Hauls Confirm Guinea-Bissau’s ‘Narco-State’ Reputation

The discovery of two drones in the department of Nariño has raised fears about what impact such... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Drones Pose New Threat on Colombia’s Pacific Coast

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele is at the center of a complex web of financial transactions,... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

El Salvador’s Nayib Bukele Tainted by Money Laundering Allegations

Despite limited interdiction capabilities, authorities in Belize have made a number of recent drug... ReadLeer
/ Belize

Drug Seizures Increase in Belize as More Cocaine Flows North

A recent split within the EPL guerrilla force has left it weakened and allowed its rival, the ELN,... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

ELN Gains Upper Hand Over EPL in Norte de Santander, Colombia

The Shining Path has been trying to reinvent itself in Peru
A 400-page document by Peru's Shining Path guerrillas details the group's elaborate plans to... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Peru’s Shining Path Plots Unlikely Return to Power