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KIDNAPPING / 21 DEC 2010

The mystery surrounding the kidnapping of Diego Fernandez de Cevallos, a leader in the National Action Party (PAN) and one…

KIDNAPPING / 21 DEC 2010

Diego Fernandez de Cevallos, a former Senator, presidential candidate, and longtime political 'Jefe' of the National Action Party (PAN) was…

GUATEMALA / 20 DEC 2010

Guatemala's government declared a state of siege in the embattled state of Alta Verapaz on Sunday, an area…

INFOGRAPHICS / 20 DEC 2010

Thieves tapping into an oil pipeline caused a huge explosion Sunday that killed at least 28 people in San Martin Texmelucan,…

EL VICEROY / 18 DEC 2010

In July 2009, the Eastern District of New York filed an indictment against Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, alias "El Viceroy,"…

18 DEC 2010

A new report by the Knight Foundation examines journalists killed due to their investigations into organized crime activities. …

JUAREZ CARTEL / 18 DEC 2010

After a 24-hour strike by doctors in Ciudad Juarez, the government has promised more security for health care professionals in…

EL VICEROY / 17 DEC 2010

A judge this week dismissed the most serious charges against one of the leaders of the Juarez Cartel,…

AUC / 17 DEC 2010

A report from Colombia's National Commission for Reparation and Reconciliation (CNNR) this week says 6,000 demobilized…

17 DEC 2010

A panel discussion Monday at the Wilson Center highlighted the interconnectedness of organized criminal groups in El Salvador, Honduras and…

CARIBBEAN / 17 DEC 2010

Cuban officials were repeatedly frustrated by their attempts to engage Jamaican authorities on the issue of drug trafficking through Cuban…

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 16 DEC 2010

Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies this week stripped lawmaker Julio César Godoy Toscano of his legal immunity, paving the way for…

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