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Argentine investigators examine the body of a homicide victim
Argentina's most recent homicide statistics show that murders have been on the rise since 2010, a... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Argentina Sees Rising Homicides As Role in Drug Trade Grows

A gasoline caravan near the border
Authorities in Colombia have reportedly started using armed helicopters to stop gasoline smugglers... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Fights Fuel Smuggling with Armed Helicopters

Killed FARC leader Jairo Martinez
Authorities in Colombia claim guerrilla group FARC's presence has been reduced to only 18 percent... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

82% of Colombia Free from FARC Say MinDef. Really?

An FBI raid linked to the FIFA scandal
Twelve of the 14 defendants indicted in the bribery scandal involving international soccer... ReadLeer
/ Soccer Crime

Latin America at Heart of FIFA ‘Cartel’

A wildlife official inspects a monkey
A BBC report on wildlife markets in Peru illustrates how eco-trafficking works at the micro-level... ReadLeer
/ Environmental Crime

How Eco-Trafficking Operates at Local Peru Markets

Former police who allegedly ran a criminal network
Kidnappings rose by 50 percent in Argentina's Buenos Aires province between 2013 and 2014, a trend... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Argentina Police Possibly Involved in Upsurge of Kidnapping

Argentina's Cordoba province has a new anti-drug force
Argentina's Cordoba province has instituted a new anti-drug police force following a corruption... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Amid Growing Drug Challenges, Argentina Inaugurates New Anti-Narcotics Force

A shop selling car parts in Colombia
Half of all car parts sold in Colombia come from stolen vehicles, and that's just one segment of a... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Illegal Car Trade Worth $3.9 Billion

Police in Buenos Aires province
Argentina's Buenos Aires province registered over 1,000 complaints of torture perpetrated by... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Buenos Aires Police Torture Cases Indicate Institutional Problem

Colombia's Attorney General Eduardo Montealegre
Colombia is evaluating two controversial proposals on how to combat and prosecute the latest... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Seeks Demobilization of Criminal Groups

Security forces search a man in Bajo Flores
A neighborhood in Buenos Aires has been caught in the crosshairs of a battle between Peruvian,... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Foreign Gangs Battling for Control of Buenos Aires Drug Trade

A US-Mexico border checkpoint
As part of an ongoing debate about the relationship between free trade and Mexico's drug... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

The Origins of Mexico’s Drug Violence: a Rebuttal