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COLOMBIA / 22 MAR 2011

With an estimated 35,000 sexually exploited minors in Colombia, child prostitution is a widespread and lucrative industry. And, as symbolized…

ALFONSO CANO / 22 MAR 2011

Colombia's defense minister stated that the rebel supreme leader will fall soon, after his security chief was killed…

GUATEMALA / 21 MAR 2011

There is a troubling trend in Guatemala that is very hard to measure: opium poppy production, which provides the raw…

COLOMBIA / 21 MAR 2011

The weekly news magazine, Semana, reported this weekend on the role of the Israelis in training Colombia’s military,…

MEXICO / 21 MAR 2011

The theories about why Carlos Pascual abruptly resigned this weekend as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico ranged from reports about arms…

BOLIVIA / 18 MAR 2011

As questions arise over the integrity of its police force, the Bolivian government is attempting a major purge of its…

BRAZIL / 18 MAR 2011

On his first visit to Latin America, President Barack Obama has scheduled a visit to Rio de Janeiro's most famous…

MEXICO / 18 MAR 2011

An article in the Journal of Energy Security by Jeremy Martin and Sivlia Longmire* focus on the effect of…

MERIDA INITIATIVE / 17 MAR 2011

Reactions to recent reports that United States drones are now flying over Mexican territory were mixed this week, as Mexican…

COLOMBIA / 17 MAR 2011

The Insititute of Studies for Development and Peace (Instituto de Estudios Para el Desarrollo y la Paz –…

COLOMBIA / 17 MAR 2011

Now identified as the principal national security threat, two of Colombia's most powerful emerging criminal bands (BACRIMs), are gearing up…

PANAMA / 17 MAR 2011

When President Barack Obama makes his first visit to Central America next week, Panama will most likely not be on…

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