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BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 20 MAY 2011

Mexican authorities pulled off a double coup in the violence-addled state of Morelos, arresting a police commander on…

GUATEMALA / 19 MAY 2011

In the wake of a massacre in northern Guatemala, observers have been left with the question of why the Zetas…

MEXICO / 19 MAY 2011

U.S. authorities celebrated the confiscation of more than a million dollars in cash along the Mexican border, unwittingly illustrating the…

AMIGOS DOS AMIGOS / 19 MAY 2011

Brazilian police warned that Paraguay has become a base of operations for Brazil's criminal organizations, which are seeking to cut…

EL SALVADOR / 19 MAY 2011

El Salvador's Supreme Court announced it will open an investigation into the Texis Cartel, following the publication of a report…

COLOMBIA / 19 MAY 2011

Colombia's police have announced a wave of arrests of suspected members of drug gangs, known as BACRIMs, across the country.

COSTA RICA / 19 MAY 2011

Costa Rica’s President, Laura Chinchilla, said Central American governments should increase co-operation to combat the penetration of the drug trade…

ECUADOR / 19 MAY 2011

Ecuador has opened an investigation into allegations that President Rafael Correa received campaign contributions from the Colombian guerrilla…

MEXICO / 19 MAY 2011

The European Police Office (Europol) is "relatively sure" that South American drug traffickers are working with an al-Qaida offshoot in…

MEXICO / 18 MAY 2011

Mexico has begun proceedings to extradite an alleged gang member accused of killing U.S. federal agent Jaime Zapata in February.

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 18 MAY 2011

As drug-related violence increases in Mexico, and the justice system seems unable to cope, an increasing number of citizens are…

GUATEMALA / 18 MAY 2011

Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom has announced the capture of a man believed to be linked to the massacre of 27…

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