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BRAZIL / 25 FEB 2011

As the Rio de Janeiro security forces continue moving community policing units into slums long controlled by criminal gangs, InSight…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 25 FEB 2011

The internal divisions caused by the recent death of a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the hands of…

HUMAN SMUGGLING / 25 FEB 2011

A report by Mexico's National Commission on Human Rights (Comision Nacional de Derechos Humanos –CNDH) points to an increase…

HONDURAS / 24 FEB 2011

This month’s attack on the head of the Honduran prison system has raised the important question: Does the government have…

MEXICO / 24 FEB 2011

In a press conference on Wednesday that seemed more designed to placate United States' calls for justice in the murder…

ARGENTINA / 24 FEB 2011

Argentina narrowly avoided sanctions Wednesday for its failure to tackle money laundering, reflecting growing international concern about drug trafficking profits…

ARGENTINA / 23 FEB 2011

The recent arrests of three Argentines in Spain highlight the increasing use of this country as a trampoline to send…

GULF CARTEL / 23 FEB 2011

As more reports surface suggesting that the Zetas criminal syndicate is behind last week’s murder of United States Immigration and…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 22 FEB 2011

As Mexico’s drug war heats up, local police officers often find themselves outgunned by drug gangs, many of which have…

BELIZE / 22 FEB 2011

Belize's ambassador to Guatemala has said that the Belize military may begin patrolling the Guatemalan side of the border in…

AUC / 22 FEB 2011

WikiLeaks is a curious, multilayered beast. On the surface, the diplomatic cables reveal "secrets." But perhaps more importantly, they give…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 21 FEB 2011

According to testimony given before United States Congress, the Border Patrol says that just fifteen percent of the U.S.-Mexico border is…

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