HomeNews

News Analysis

Filter by
EL CHAPO / 4 MAY 2011

The Guardian is among the various publications asking who will take the unofficial title of the world's most…

GULF CARTEL / 4 MAY 2011

With more than 1,400 murders related to organized crime, April was the deadliest month so far of Felipe Calderon’s presidency.

SINALOA CARTEL / 4 MAY 2011

In a sign of the increasing level of sophistication of Mexico’s drug cartels, two men admitted in court this week…

COLOMBIA / 3 MAY 2011

Colombia's security forces struck a major blow against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia -…

GULF CARTEL / 3 MAY 2011

The Zetas left dozens of “narcomantas,” or banners, in public places around the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon in the…

COLOMBIA / 3 MAY 2011

Colombian citizen Sigifredo Maya, a former member of the now-defunct Medellin Cartel, has pleaded guilty to drug charges…

MEXICO / 3 MAY 2011

Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard stated at a conference that the capital has a low level of corruption in its…

COLOMBIA / 2 MAY 2011

The FARC are apparently still a force to be reckoned with, according to a new report by two journalists who…

MEXICO / 2 MAY 2011

The U.S. State Department's 2010 report on the human rights situation in Mexico notes the flaws of that country's security…

COLOMBIA / 2 MAY 2011

The Australian Crime Commission, a government agency, has published its 2011 report on organized crime in the country. The…

EPP / 2 MAY 2011

A recently released hostage of Paraguayan guerrilla group the EPP says his captors boasted about their links to Colombia, Venezuela…

GUATEMALA / 2 MAY 2011

Guatemalan drug lord Mario Ponce, who is one of that country's most-wanted criminals, was captured after his helicopter landed in…

icon #SupportFreePress
image

Support Our Work

Investigating organized crime is an expensive and often risky enterprise. Reaching primary sources and getting the real story involve extensive fieldwork. Please donate. Every dollar supports our mission.

DONATE NOW image