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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…

EL SALVADOR / 16 DEC 2010

Three months after the government passed a tough new law criminalizing gang membership, El Salvador’s Attorney General has yet to…

COLOMBIA / 16 DEC 2010

Police in the western coastal city of Buenaventura on Wednesday discovered a sizeable arms and munitions cache used by the…

EL CHAYO / 16 DEC 2010

In an audio recording attributed to a top leader of the Familia Michoacana, the group's self-serving ideology is heard in…

MEXICO / 15 DEC 2010

According to the 2010 National Survey of Insecurity (Encuesta Nacional de Inseguridad), the vast majority -77.8 percent- of Mexicans have…

GUATEMALA / 15 DEC 2010

According to a U.S. State Department cable released by the international whistle-blower website WikiLeaks, state department officials are highly concerned…

15 DEC 2010

Waves of killings blamed on drug cartels are continuing to sweep Mexico. Mexican political scientist Eduardo Guerrero Gutierrez…

COLOMBIA / 15 DEC 2010

As drug trafficking organizations make aerial eradication more difficult, authorities must rely on manual eradication, in which they are vulnerable to…

HUMAN SMUGGLING / 15 DEC 2010

The Mexican government has done little to protect migrants from organized criminal groups like the Zetas, says a report released…

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