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COLOMBIA / 9 MAY 2011

A Colombian Army sargent who was held for nearly 12 years as a FARC hostage releases a book in which…

US/MEXICO BORDER / 9 MAY 2011

Mexico's authorities said that 12 suspected members of the Zetas were killed in a shootout with the Mexican Navy,…

MEXICO / 9 MAY 2011

Ciudad Juarez security chief Julian Leyzaola Perez said that at least a quarter of police in the violence-hit north…

COSTA RICA / 9 MAY 2011

After a border dispute which has flared up over the last few months, neighboring countries Costa Rica and Nicaragua…

EL SALVADOR / 9 MAY 2011

The recent U.S. arrest of two suspected Mara Salvatrucha (MS -13) gang members who had kidnapped a group of illegal…

COLOMBIA / 9 MAY 2011

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos' talk of an "armed conflict" has stirred controversy in Colombia for appearing to recognize guerrilla…

COLOMBIA / 6 MAY 2011

Authorities are following through on a promised security surge in southwest Colombia, one of the most troubled areas in the…

BOLIVIA / 6 MAY 2011

Bolivia's government is considering placing a tax on coca crops, reports newspaper La Razon. Vice Minister for Coca…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 6 MAY 2011

The debate over a United States gun trafficking probe known as Operation Fast and Furious is heating up, and the…

CARTEL OF THE SUNS / 6 MAY 2011

Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin announced that Walid Makled's extradition to Venezuela would be completed by May…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 6 MAY 2011

The U.S. Border and Customs Protection agency will open seven new control booths along the border with Mexico at…

MEXICO / 6 MAY 2011

In Mexico's capital 2,782 police officers were fired for poor performance in 2010, OEM's El Sol de…

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