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Government officials in Bolivia have accused the former mistress of President Evo Morales of... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Bolivia President’s Ex-Girlfriend Accused of Leading Mafia

El Salvador's vice president has claimed that new government security measures will see the... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

El Salvador Gangs Will Be ‘Defeated’ Within a Year: Government

Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico, is urging the country's current administration to... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Former President Fox Urges Mexico to Negotiate with Cartels

Legislators in Guatemala voted to revoke the judicial immunity of a judge suspected of... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Guatemala Judge Stripped of Immunity in Port Corruption Case

A member of Colombia's armed forces
The Colombian government has reclassified the country's most powerful criminal bands as a... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Govt Reclassifies BACRIM, Paves Way for Airstrikes

Authorities have seized Balboa Bank, part of the Waked Money Laundering Organization
The US Treasury Department has designated a powerful Panama-based business family for heading an... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Panama Business Family Blacklisted by US Treasury

Authorities in El Salvador have arrested public officials and mediators accused of acting illegally... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

El Salvador Arrests Officials As Gang Truce Investigation Escalates

Police in Honduras say transportation operators are often complicit in the extortion rings that... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

Honduras Transport Companies Complicit in Extortion Schemes

An LGBTI event in El Salvador
Data collected by activists suggest security forces and gang members are the principal perpetrators... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

Police, Gangs Major Perpetrators of LGBT Violence in El Salvador

Colombian soliders destroy a cocaine laboratory
Anti-drug authorities in Colombia announced they will increasingly focus on locating and destroying... ReadLeer
/ Coca

Colombia Rethinks Coca Eradication Strategy, Targets Cocaine Laboratories

El Salvador's Legislative Assembly
Legislators in El Salvador have passed anti-gang reform measures that establish new crimes,... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

El Salvador Reforms Classify Gangs as Terrorists, Criminalize Negotiation

Venezuela's foreign minister has stated in front of the United Nations that her country does not... ReadLeer
/ Cartel de los Soles

Minister Denies Venezuela Has a Drug Problem at UN Assembly