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BOLIVIA / 9 DEC 2010

Responding to a remark made by USAID mission director Wayne Nilsestuen about an upcoming "overall reduction" in aid, Bolivia’s vice…

AUC / 9 DEC 2010

An analysis by the think tank Verdad Abierta says that the largest criminal bands in Colombia, including the ERPAC, Rastrojos,…

COLOMBIA / 9 DEC 2010

Colombian Police Commander General Oscar Naranjo complained that a former Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) informant and drug traffickers in Miami…

MEXICO / 9 DEC 2010

In a heated firefight this Tuesday, soldiers killed six gunmen in Gustavo Diaz Ordaz, Tamaulipas.

BRAZIL / 8 DEC 2010

InSight Crime translates and reprints parts of an interview Argentina's Página 12 did recently with Tarso Genro, the governor…

ALFONSO CANO / 8 DEC 2010

Spanish newspaper El Pais published five U.S. government cables describing a series of meetings between top government officials, including President…

ALFONSO CANO / 8 DEC 2010

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) said Wednesday that they may free five hostages, including three members of the…

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 8 DEC 2010

One of the top commanders of the Familia Michoacana is registered as a teacher in his home state and receives…

GUATEMALA / 8 DEC 2010

Guatemalan Congress approved a law Tuesday that allows the state to seize the assets and property linked to criminal activity.

EXTORTION / 7 DEC 2010

Threatening phone calls made by supposed members of violent crime groups like the Zetas increased 210 percent from 2009, says…

NICARAGUA / 7 DEC 2010

A classified U.S. State Department cable released by the organization WikiLeaks alleges that Daniel Ortega and his Sandinista party have…

COLOMBIA / 7 DEC 2010

Officials of the Colombian Administrative Department of Security (DAS) discovered six fire extinguishers packed with 18.7 kilos of explosive material…

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