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Tristan Clavel

With migrants fleeing murder and violence in caravans and the evident flop of repressive policies... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

Gang Prevention in Central America: A Lost Battle Against State Indifference?

Rocked by government assaults, internal dissent and a leader publicly looking to abandon ship, the... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

The Steady Downfall of Colombia’s Most Powerful Drug Organization

Revelations from a US judicial case linked to the Cachiros saga shed light on the key support that... ReadLeer
/ Cachiros

Honduras Top Cop Killed for Cachiros: US Prosecutor

The FARC political party appears in disarray as it celebrates its first birthday, and the internal... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Is the FARC Political Experiment Dead in the Water?

Reports have emerged that guerrilla group the ELN has taken control of the heroin business in the... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Who Controls Colombia’s Enduring Heroin Trade

Evidence presented in a Honduras court that a former mayor's campaign was partly financed by the... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Honduras Trial Alleges Frightening First: MS13 Campaign Funding

The widow and son of the infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar as well as a former soccer star are... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Argentina Advances Laundering Case Against Pablo Escobar’s Wife, Son

Authorities in El Salvador are keen to expand a much-praised local policing model believed to have... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

In El Salvador, a Thin Line Between Community Policing and Vigilantism

The dismantling, for the second time in two years, of a drug trafficking organization in Costa Rica... ReadLeer
/ Costa Rica

Costa Rica Dismantles Maximum Security Inmate’s Drug Ring, Again

The announcement by a FARC party heavyweight that he would not take a senatorial seat he was... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

FARC Leader Turns Back on Congress, Further Jeopardizing Peace

A new report on the role of private economic actors in facilitating grave crimes by paramilitary... ReadLeer

Report Sheds Light on Private Sector Role in Colombia Conflict

A deadly ambush against Colombian soldiers blamed on the ELN shows the rebel group's internal... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Belligerent ELN Front Kills Five Colombian Soldiers Near Venezuela Border