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DRUG POLICY / 11 APR 2011

After Ecuador and the U.S. dismissed each others’ ambassadors last week, the future of diplomatic relations between the two countries…

COLOMBIA / 11 APR 2011

Colombian police claim to have arrested the FARC guerrilla responsible for finances and drug smuggling operations across the country’s Eastern…

VENEZUELA / 11 APR 2011

Semi-submersible drug trafficking vessels have been produced in clandestine shipyards in the northeast Venezuelan state of Delta Amacuro,…

PERU / 8 APR 2011

Organized crime has made its presence felt in the run-up to Peru’s presidential and congressional elections on Sunday, with a…

MEXICO / 8 APR 2011

There was both optimism and pessimism at an anti-drug summit in Mexico. A U.S. official said rising violence is a…

COLOMBIA / 8 APR 2011

An article in Cali’s El Pais looks at how the FARC are increasingly using militia networks, rather than…

INFOGRAPHICS / 8 APR 2011

As Mexican authorities raise the body count for a mass grave discovered last week in the northern state of Tamaulipas,…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 8 APR 2011

Guatemala admits that its military has trained and even armed violent Mexican drug gangs like the…

CARIBBEAN / 8 APR 2011

Jamaica announced that it has cut its murder rate almost by half, with 236 murders in the first quarter of…

DRUG POLICY / 8 APR 2011

“We were wrong,” admitted William Brownfiled, according to La Jornada, in reference to the U.S. approach on the…

AUC / 7 APR 2011

Confidential internal memos from Chiquita Brands International reveal that the banana giant benefited from its payments to Colombian paramilitary and…

MEXICO / 7 APR 2011

Mexico's foremost human rights body says that almost 5,400 people have gone missing in the nation since 2006, the year…

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