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CARTEL OF THE SUNS / 4 APR 2011

As it becomes more and more likely that Colombia will extradite drug kingpin Walid Makled to Venezuela instead of the…

ECUADOR / 4 APR 2011

The report, published January 2010, is by Douglas Farah and Glenn R. Simpson, senior fellows at the International Assessment and…

JUDICIAL REFORM / 4 APR 2011

Mexico's Attorney General Arturo Chavez stepped down this week after just a year and a half in office. Most media…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 2 APR 2011

The latest headlines about gun running from the United States south to Mexico may involve the resignation of Mexico’s attorney…

MEXICO / 2 APR 2011

An investigation by British newspaper The Observer details how the Mexican-based Sinaloa Cartel laundered billions of dollars through…

PANAMA / 1 APR 2011

Officials at the U.S. Embassy in Panama suspected that country's politicians of taking part in arms and drug trafficking, according…

POLICE REFORM / 1 APR 2011

Venezuela has taken another step in the overhaul of its dysfunctional and often corrupt police force, announcing that the notorious…

EL SALVADOR / 1 APR 2011

In a briefing at the Pentagon, Commander General Douglas Fraser of the U.S. Southern Command (Southcom)…

EL LOCO BARRERA / 1 APR 2011

Mexican cartels have moved into North and West Africa, a former DEA official said, taking advantage of the upheaval in…

GUATEMALA / 31 MAR 2011

A trafficker believed to be a key contact for the Sinaloa Cartel was arrested in Guatemala on Wednesday. The Drug…

ECUADOR / 31 MAR 2011

Ecuador’s capture of nine alleged Sinaloa Cartel operatives, and the brutal murder of a policeman investigating the Mexican criminal group,…

HUMAN SMUGGLING / 30 MAR 2011

In an indicator of the difficulties often faced by Central American migrants, three Mexican customs officers were suspended after a…

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