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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…

COLOMBIA / 2 MAY 2011

Ecuador’s Army spotted a two hectare cocaine plantation on the border with Colombia on April 19 on an aerial surveillance.

HOMICIDES / 2 MAY 2011

Mexico saw its highest monthly toll of murders related to organized crime of the last four years, with 1,402 such…

PAISAS / 2 MAY 2011

The second-in-command of Colombian criminal band the Paisas has been captured, once again, by the Colombian police, reports…

DRUG POLICY / 2 MAY 2011

The death of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan reminds us that the U.S.’s priority in the fight against criminal groups…

MERIDA INITIATIVE / 29 APR 2011

On April 29 the Mexican Senate approved an anti-money laundering bill, reports OEM. The law will set penalties…

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