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ARMS TRAFFICKING / 14 MAR 2011

Alongside the publication Sunday of an Op-Ed by President Barack Obama in the Arizona Daily Star, calling to…

VENEZUELA / 14 MAR 2011

As both Venezuela's government and the opposition battle over the significance of the country's rising murder rate, neither side seems…

KNIGHTS TEMPLAR / 14 MAR 2011

Citizens of the Mexican state of Michoacan woke on Thursday morning to banners hanging from bridges, monuments, and school gates…

KIDNAPPING / 13 MAR 2011

El Nacional did a special over the weekend on kidnapping, charting how this crime has increased in Venezuela…

MEXICO / 11 MAR 2011

A report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) discusses money laundering issues between the U.S. and Mexico, and how…

JUAREZ CARTEL / 11 MAR 2011

The appointment of retired colonel Julian Leyzaola, the controversial former head of Tijuana's police force, to lead a security crackdown…

AUC / 11 MAR 2011

Paramilitary commanders have said that the demobilization of some elements of the AUC was faked, with the blessing of government…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 11 MAR 2011

The mayor and the police chief of Columbus, New Mexico, were arrested Thursday along with nine others for alleged participation…

MEXICO / 10 MAR 2011

As violence and criminality rise in Mexico so do the fortunes of private security firms. According to declarations by the…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 10 MAR 2011

Mexican legislators joined the chorus of furious lawmakers on both sides of the border, who are asking authorities why U.S.

MEXICO / 10 MAR 2011

A U.S. State Department cable, released by WikiLeaks, sheds light on the near-impossible crusade to clean up Mexico's police force,…

HUMAN SMUGGLING / 10 MAR 2011

This Working Paper by Bryan Roberts, Gordon Hanson, Derekh Cornwell, and Scott Borger, analyzes the costs of human trafficking…

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