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GUATEMALA / 31 MAR 2011

A trafficker believed to be a key contact for the Sinaloa Cartel was arrested in Guatemala on Wednesday. The Drug…

ECUADOR / 31 MAR 2011

Ecuador’s capture of nine alleged Sinaloa Cartel operatives, and the brutal murder of a policeman investigating the Mexican criminal group,…

HUMAN SMUGGLING / 30 MAR 2011

In an indicator of the difficulties often faced by Central American migrants, three Mexican customs officers were suspended after a…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 30 MAR 2011

According to a U.S. State Department cable released by whistleblower site, WikiLeaks, via La Jornada, the most lethal…

HUMAN SMUGGLING / 29 MAR 2011

Smuggling migrants into the United States is now more profitable than smuggling drugs, according to a representative of the United…

ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME / 29 MAR 2011

Mexico police announced the results of a three-day raid intended to crack down on wildlife trafficking, reports Reuters.

MEXICO / 29 MAR 2011

After Mexico’s biggest media organizations agreed last week to follow guidelines for reporting on organized crime, InSight explores why the…

HUMAN SMUGGLING / 29 MAR 2011

The San Antonio Express News reports that a Somalian, once based in Mexico, is suspected of smuggling members…

JUAREZ CARTEL / 28 MAR 2011

With officials in Ciudad Juarez already under fire from human rights groups for their allegedly heavy-handed tactics, a 2009 diplomatic…

COLOMBIA / 28 MAR 2011

A spike of killings in Cali is raising concern that the city is descending into a new spiral of mafia-related…

ECUADOR / 28 MAR 2011

This report by the Refugee Council USA, a coalition of NGOs, focuses on the situation of the many Colombian refugees in…

PANAMA / 28 MAR 2011

Anthony Scheidel analyzes the reorganization of Panama's security forces and other governmental institutions. These reforms, which began in 2008, were intended to tackle corruption and…

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