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HUMAN TRAFFICKING / 15 FEB 2011

Peruvian NGO Capital Humano y Social Alternativo reported on new strategies employed by Peru’s human traffickers, a sign…

COLOMBIA / 15 FEB 2011

In a display of drug cartels’ increasing technological sophistication, Colombian officials have captured the first submarine capable of smuggling cocaine…

KIDNAPPING / 15 FEB 2011

A Venezuelan think-tank stated that kidnappings could have risen by 60 percent between 2009 and 2010, with this nation overtaking…

COLOMBIA / 14 FEB 2011

The U.K. release of “My Kidnapper,” a documentary film about a British former hostage's meeting with his captors, ex-members of…

BRAZIL / 14 FEB 2011

A blogger in Rio de Janeiro gives an on-the-ground view of some of the security advances in the the city's…

HOMICIDES / 14 FEB 2011

As Mexican authorities go after the leaders of drug trafficking organizations, to decapitate and dismantle them, the patterns of violence…

COLOMBIA / 14 FEB 2011

While Colombian rebel groups and the new generation of drug cartels have been moving ever closer in the interests of…

COLOMBIA / 12 FEB 2011

Colombia and Panama signed an agreement to cooperate in fighting crime along their shared border region, which is…

GUATEMALA / 12 FEB 2011

As Mexican drug traffickers continue to operate with impunity in Guatemala’s dense borderland jungles, the Guatemalan military is readying itself…

CARSI / 11 FEB 2011

• On February 10 State Department official William Brownfield announced that Central America will receive an aid package of $200…

COLOMBIA / 11 FEB 2011

Members of one of the most militarized drug-trafficking groups in Colombia are now being recruited by the Revolutionary Armed Forces…

HOMICIDES / 10 FEB 2011

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

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