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Corrupt New York Cop Crucial Link in Dominican Drug Trafficking Ring

A New York City police officer is accused of assisting a Dominican drug gang that moved hundreds of kilograms of cocaine, in a case that reveals how Dominican...

Backroom Deal Trumps US Drug Charges Against Mexico’s Ex-Defense Minister

Authorities in Mexico will face one of their biggest anti-corruption tests yet after a bombshell deal was brokered with the United States to drop the federal drug...

Is Washington Taking Corruption in Guatemala Seriously Again?

In what appears to be a show of support from Washington for Guatemala’s anti-corruption fight, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the visa of Felipe...

US Demands Mexico Double Down on Hardline Anti-Drug Approach

The United States is calling for authorities in Mexico to intensify their crack down on the country’s organized crime groups, doubling down on strategies that...

US Chemicals Help Fuel Mexico Drug Production: Report

Authorities in Mexico said they will look into the mass-scale diversion of chemicals from US companies to produce drugs that are trafficked over the border to feed...

MS13 East Coast Violence Fails to Consolidate Gang’s US Presence

The recent arrests of MS13 gang members in El Salvador accused of committing brutal murders in US East Coast states have, once again, raised alarms that the street...

5 Times the MS13 Tried — and Failed — to Become Drug Traffickers

The US indictment of an MS13 leader in El Salvador chronicles the latest failure of the infamous street gang to transform itself into a more sophisticated,...

US Overlooked Rogue Drug War Officials in Mexico

Explosive accusations by US prosecutors that three former top Mexican security officials accepted millions of dollars in bribes from the Sinaloa Cartel serve as...

US Indictment of MS13 Leader More (Political) Smoke Than (Terrorist) Fire

Last week, with great fanfare, the US government for the first time levied terrorism charges against a little known MS13 gang leader, but the indictment comes off...

Venezuelan Money Laundering Schemes Continue To Thrive in US

The seizure of a fleet of luxury cars bound for Venezuela in Florida has shown how officials and allies of President Nicolás Maduro are still seeking to sidestep...
The Aguacate airstrip allegedly used by President Zelaya’s brother to traffic drugs

Airspace Law Further Exposes Contradictory US-Honduras Drug Partnership

The approval of a new law targeting drug planes will afford the Honduras government improved access to US counternarcotics intelligence at a time when US...

US Pressure on Cuba to Extradite ELN Leaders Unlikely to Succeed

The US and Colombia's strategic alliance may seem stronger than ever after Washington blacklisted Cuba for refusing to extradite ELN leaders. But beyond this show...