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New evidence suggests that late Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez allied with the FARC to... ReadLeer
/ Cartel de los Soles

Venezuela-FARC Drug Trafficking Alliance May Explain DEA Expulsion

The leader of a notorious Venezuelan gang is reportedly operating from Colombia, highlighting how... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Venezuelan Megabanda Leader Reportedly Operating from Inside Colombia

For the second time in six months, a former head of Venezuela’s military intelligence service has... ReadLeer
/ Cartel de los Soles

Venezuela Intelligence Chief Exposes Organized Crime Links in Maduro Govt

The opposition leader and president of Venezuela’s National Assembly has launched his new... ReadLeer
/ Colectivos

Neutralizing Criminal Groups Key in Guaidó Security Plan for Venezuela

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador hailed a massive improvement in his nation’s... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

AMLO Jumping the Gun With Wild Claims About Mexico Security

By claiming responsibility for the car bomb attack that took place on January 17 in Bogotá, the... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

ELN Car Bomb in Bogotá Takes Fight to Colombia’s Cities

Tourism agencies and taxi cooperatives are the newest fronts being used to hide migrants smuggling... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Shadow Tourism Industry Smuggles Migrants from Venezuela to Colombia

The indictment of a senior Guatemalan government official concerning his alleged participation in... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Accusations Against Guatemala Deputy Minister Open New Questions About President’s Cabinet

In just under two months, the president of Guatemala will appoint a new attorney general. Before... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

Northern Triangle Attorneys General Facing Setbacks in Fight Against Corruption

Official statistics in Mexico suggest that kidnapping cases will reach a record high this year, a... ReadLeer
/ Homicides

Mexico’s Record High Kidnappings Fueled by Fractured Cartels