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1 NOV 2010

During a TV interview, part of a blitz of interviews by Mexican President Felipe Calderón, the leader said his government’s…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 1 NOV 2010

Rumors are swirling that Edgar Valdez Villareal, alias "La Barbie," the former top hitman for the Beltrán Leyva Organization (BLO) who…

1 NOV 2010

Five “peasant farmers” were killed and two more remain missing in Peru near the Colombian and Brazilian borders, Peruvian Defense…

FARC / 1 NOV 2010

In an interview with CNN in Spanish, Peruvian President Alan Garcia said he was very troubled by Mexican cartel presence…

1 NOV 2010

El Proceso magazine this week describes in detail the last months of Edgar Valdez Villareal, alias La Barbie,…

1 NOV 2010

Kidnapping has more than tripled in the last five years, a study published by a Mexican congressional committee says. The…

HUMAN TRAFFICKING / 1 NOV 2010

Mexican authorities found three dead bodies of men they said were members of the group that killed 72 migrants in…

MEXICO / 1 NOV 2010

Mexico’s marijuana business is booming, according to a McClatchy report in the Miami Herald. The story says that production…

MERIDA INITIATIVE / 1 NOV 2010

The Mexican military announced it had killed 25 suspected members of the Zetas criminal organization in the municipality of Treviño,…

COLOMBIA / 1 NOV 2010

El Tiempo newspaper and Reuters report that eight members of the Colombian Armed Forces were killed in attacks in…

PANAMA / 1 NOV 2010

Panamanian authorities announced the construction of the fifth air station in the Veraguas province, along the Belén river, some 110…

HUMAN TRAFFICKING / 1 NOV 2010

Authorities reported several more kidnappings of migrants in Mexico, including a case in Tijuana where 17 migrants continue missing, La…

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