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HOMICIDES / 16 MAY 2011

Colombian police have arrested the alleged second-in-command of a faction of the Medellin mafia, another indication that the security forces…

GUATEMALA / 16 MAY 2011

The slaughter and decapitation of at least 27 people at a farm in north Guatemala is likely part of…

EL SALVADOR / 16 MAY 2011

Courts in El Salvador have refused to extradite two Guatemalan former military officers who are wanted by the U.S. on…

BOLIVIA / 16 MAY 2011

Eighty-five percent of goods seized from suspected narco-traffickers in Bolivia are later returned, according to a report by the government.

COLOMBIA / 16 MAY 2011

Two Colombian local politicians, both members of the Liberal Party, were murdered Saturday in a town close to…

COLOMBIA / 16 MAY 2011

Drug trafficking has made only a minor contribution to Colombia's economy, according to one Bogota academic, who says…

COLOMBIA / 16 MAY 2011

Colombia signed a security pact with Peru and also asked Venezela to better monitor the shared border region, in a…

BRAZIL / 16 MAY 2011

In a May 13 interview with Infobae America, the governor of Rio de Jaineiro says that the city…

MEXICO / 16 MAY 2011

An armed gang has overrun the mayor's office in a northern Mexican town, reports Milenio.

CIACS / 13 MAY 2011

A Guatemalan court acquitted former President Alfonso Portillo of corruption charges, in a major blow to the credibility of the…

AUC / 13 MAY 2011

A Colombian think tank has published a book about the business networks used by paramilitary group the AUC, showing how…

HOMICIDES / 13 MAY 2011

Mexico's federal government has sent 500 extra soldiers to Tamaulipas to reinforce security in the crime-ridden border state,…

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