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Soldiers in Chilapa, Guerrero
A gruesome battle between two relatively unknown drug gangs over a municipality in Guerrero, Mexico... ReadLeer
/ Beltran Leyva Org

Criminal Battle Rages in Guerrero, Mexico Under Watch of Security Forces

A narco camera in Reynosa, Mexico
Authorities in Reynosa, Mexico have dismantled 39 Internet-operated cameras designed to spy on... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico Unplugs Narco-Cameras

Fabio Lobo Lobo, the son of former Honduras president Porfirio Lobo
The son of former President Porfirio Lobo Sosa of Honduras was captured in an anti-drug operation... ReadLeer
/ Cachiros

Son of Honduras Ex-President Arrested for Drug Trafficking

The seaport in Callao, Peru
A new report sheds light on how criminal groups coordinate with corrupt officials to smuggle... ReadLeer
/ Peru

How Organized Crime Corrupted Peru’s Main Seaport

El Salvador's gangs are challenging the government
As a result of the escalating conflict between gangs and the government, El Salvador is on track... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

El Salvador Sees Historic Violence as Gangs Challenge the Government

Former Police Commander Francisco Alvarenga
The commander of Paraguay’s national police has been charged in connection with a corruption... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Paraguay Police Cmdr Charged as Corruption Scandal Grows

A mass grave discovered in Guerrero, Mexico
Authorities in Mexico have found dozens of mass graves and hundreds of bodies near the city of... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

In Guerrero, Mexico, More Mass Graves, Violence Cloud Elections

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (right)
Prosecutors in Ecuador are investigating $135 million in suspicious transactions that flowed... ReadLeer
/ Cybercrime

Ecuador Investigates $135 Mn in Latest ALBA Export Scam

Former Attorney General Carlos Ramos Heredia
Peru’s attorney general has been fired for misconduct in several high-profile organized crime... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Peru’s Attorney General Fired For Alleged Misconduct

$4.2 billion is laundered in Costa Rica every year
Over $4 billion is laundered in Costa Rica every year, according to a government official, where a... ReadLeer
/ Costa Rica

$4.2 Bn Laundered in Costa Rica Every Year: Official

Paraguay contraband judge Humberto Otazu
Paraguay has only one judge in charge of handling contraband cases, a startling admission in a... ReadLeer
/ Contraband

‘No Contraband Case Has Ever Gone to Trial in Paraguay’

A member of El Salvador's special forces
El Salvador's president has announced the deployment of military brigades to contain the country's... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

El Salvador to Deploy Special Forces to Combat Gangs