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EL INGENIERO (TIJUANA) / 16 MAR 2011

Mexican border city Tijuana saw a grisly weekend of eight murders, raising fears that the city is returning to the…

AUC / 15 MAR 2011

Colombia will hold elections for mayors, governors, state assemblies and city councilors in October. The approach of the local elections…

COLOMBIA / 15 MAR 2011

One of the wealthiest units of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia - FARC), the…

BRAZIL / 15 MAR 2011

The Brazil that President Barack Obama will visit in the coming days is one that is being torn…

COLOMBIA / 15 MAR 2011

With talk in Medellin about creating a cashless public transport system and moves in Bogota towards installing cell phone signal…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 14 MAR 2011

Alongside the publication Sunday of an Op-Ed by President Barack Obama in the Arizona Daily Star, calling to…

VENEZUELA / 14 MAR 2011

As both Venezuela's government and the opposition battle over the significance of the country's rising murder rate, neither side seems…

KNIGHTS TEMPLAR / 14 MAR 2011

Citizens of the Mexican state of Michoacan woke on Thursday morning to banners hanging from bridges, monuments, and school gates…

KIDNAPPING / 13 MAR 2011

El Nacional did a special over the weekend on kidnapping, charting how this crime has increased in Venezuela…

MEXICO / 11 MAR 2011

A report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) discusses money laundering issues between the U.S. and Mexico, and how…

JUAREZ CARTEL / 11 MAR 2011

The appointment of retired colonel Julian Leyzaola, the controversial former head of Tijuana's police force, to lead a security crackdown…

AUC / 11 MAR 2011

Paramilitary commanders have said that the demobilization of some elements of the AUC was faked, with the blessing of government…

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