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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…

HUMAN SMUGGLING / 25 MAR 2011

A new short film “Does the Wall Work?” answers its own question, compiling arresting footage of migrants and traffickers breaching…

COLOMBIA / 25 MAR 2011

Colombia's government warned that drug traffickers may launch fake campaigns in the October local elections in order to launder…

PERU / 25 MAR 2011

There are over 2,000 Peruvian anti-drug police operating in the East Andes, where most of Peru's cocaine is produced. Dogged…

ECUADOR / 25 MAR 2011

According to a new cable released by WikiLeaks via El Espectador, the government of former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe planned to…

COLOMBIA / 24 MAR 2011

The discovery of a forgery operation in Cali with the capacity to produce up to three million fake…

MEXICO / 23 MAR 2011

In stark contrast to recent stories about Mexican drug lords enjoying luxury lifestyles in their prison cells, the family of…

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