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HUMAN TRAFFICKING / 10 DEC 2010

A Mexican NGO estimates that there are around 50,000 child abductees in Mexico today. According to Guillermo Gutiérrez Romero, the president…

EL CHAYO / 10 DEC 2010

In a record surge of violence, federal police clashed with Familia Michoacana members yesterday in fourteen different municipalities in Michoacán,…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 9 DEC 2010

The mayors of Huehuetenango, a western department in Guatemala known for high levels of drug-related activity, have called on the…

BOLIVIA / 9 DEC 2010

Responding to a remark made by USAID mission director Wayne Nilsestuen about an upcoming "overall reduction" in aid, Bolivia’s vice…

AUC / 9 DEC 2010

An analysis by the think tank Verdad Abierta says that the largest criminal bands in Colombia, including the ERPAC, Rastrojos,…

COLOMBIA / 9 DEC 2010

Colombian Police Commander General Oscar Naranjo complained that a former Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) informant and drug traffickers in Miami…

MEXICO / 9 DEC 2010

In a heated firefight this Tuesday, soldiers killed six gunmen in Gustavo Diaz Ordaz, Tamaulipas.

BRAZIL / 8 DEC 2010

InSight Crime translates and reprints parts of an interview Argentina's Página 12 did recently with Tarso Genro, the governor…

ALFONSO CANO / 8 DEC 2010

Spanish newspaper El Pais published five U.S. government cables describing a series of meetings between top government officials, including President…

ALFONSO CANO / 8 DEC 2010

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) said Wednesday that they may free five hostages, including three members of the…

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 8 DEC 2010

One of the top commanders of the Familia Michoacana is registered as a teacher in his home state and receives…

GUATEMALA / 8 DEC 2010

Guatemalan Congress approved a law Tuesday that allows the state to seize the assets and property linked to criminal activity.

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