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MEXICO / 14 JAN 2011

The mayor of a small town in southern Mexico, Luis Jimenez Mata, was assassinated yesterday by unknown gunmen in the…

COLOMBIA / 13 JAN 2011

Colombian rebels appear to be increasing their recruitment of foreign nationals after an Ecuadorean was captured and a Panamanian surrendered…

RASTROJOS / 13 JAN 2011

Colombian police, working with the DEA, have captured in Cali a man they insist is the link between the Rastrojos…

GENDER AND CRIME / 13 JAN 2011

The burned bodies of three women were found dumped by a road outside Guatemala’s capital Wednesday. The country has one…

HOMICIDES / 13 JAN 2011

Last year was the bloodiest year on record since Mexico’s president, Felipe Calderon, took office four years ago. …

HOMICIDES / 13 JAN 2011

More than 34,000 Mexicans have died in drug trafficking-related homicides in the four years since Mexico’s president, Felipe Calderon, declared…

MEXICO / 12 JAN 2011

Activist Marisela Escobedo, 52, was shot and killed while demanding justice for her daughter's murder in Chihuahua City on…

HUMAN TRAFFICKING / 12 JAN 2011

An anti-human trafficking coalition identified a number of possible prostitution recruitment centers throughout Ciudad Juarez this week, prompting the Chihuahua…

COLOMBIA / 12 JAN 2011

Last weekend police found the bodies of three land reform activists in the central department of Tolima, Colombia. The victims,…

FARC / 11 JAN 2011

The rebel of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia - FARC) have escalated their attacks…

MEXICO / 11 JAN 2011

A recent US Army-commissioned study found that Mexican cartels have entered into 48 of the 50 U.S. states, and have…

MEXICO / 11 JAN 2011

A recent investigation by Mexico City’s Attorney General may shed light on the effect of assassinating cartel leaders, a strategy…

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