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PARAGUAY / 5 MAY 2011

The escape of six alleged Brazilian gang members from a prison in Paraguay highlights the rampant corruption within the country’s…

EL CHAPO / 5 MAY 2011

Mexico’s attorney general denied that the authorities were protecting Sinaloa Cartel head Joaquin Guzman Loera, alias “El Chapo,” and said…

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 5 MAY 2011

The entire local police force of a town in central Mexico is being investigated for alleged ties to the Familia…

BOLIVIA / 4 MAY 2011

Security forces have eradicated over 3,200 hectares of coca in Bolivia so far this year, reports national newspaper…

ERPAC / 4 MAY 2011

According to the biannual crime report released by the European Police Office, or Europol, Mexican groups are increasingly…

GUATEMALA / 4 MAY 2011

Guatemala's top drug lord, Juan Alberto Ortiz Lopez, alias "Juan Chamale," is accused of smuggling over 3,000 kilos of…

BRAZIL / 4 MAY 2011

The president of the tiny Caribbean nation Suriname has been charged with murder, convicted of drug trafficking, and accused of…

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…

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