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HUMAN SMUGGLING / 15 DEC 2010

"This report analyzes the rise in kidnappings of migrants who travel through Mexico and the apparent indifference of the Mexican…

15 DEC 2010

From the Summary: Violence against the press has swept the nation and destroyed Mexicans' right to freedom of…

COLOMBIA / 15 DEC 2010

In this interview, just twenty days before his death in September, Jorge Briceño Suarez, alias "Mono Jojoy," the legendary…

EL SALVADOR / 14 DEC 2010

The Salvadorean government has dismissed 330 prison staff members since Friday, in an attempt to crack down on gang activity.

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 14 DEC 2010

Several coordinated bank assaults and robberies have led shops to close their doors in Apatzingan, in the embattled state of…

NICARAGUA / 14 DEC 2010

Nicaraguan police arrested four people accused of controlling airstrips in southern Nicaragua, used to launch drug flights for Mexican cartels,…

MEXICO / 14 DEC 2010

The hottest book in Mexico this Christmas season is called 'Los Señores del Narco' (loosely translated, 'The Drug Traffickers'). Using…

COSTA RICA / 13 DEC 2010

The Sinaloa cartel controls the drug trade in Costa Rica and coordinates cocaine shipments from there to the U.S., a…

EL CHAYO / 13 DEC 2010

Sunday peace rallies across Michoacan emphasized a deep distrust of government authority, with some demonstrators voicing support for the Familia…

LA FAMILIA MICHOACANA / 13 DEC 2010

Intelligence documents signal that Colombian ex-soldiers train members of the Familia Michoacan, reports La Razon.

INFOGRAPHICS / 13 DEC 2010

A March 2009 U.S. diplomatic cable from Lima written by then U.S. Ambassador to Peru, P. Michael McKinley,…

MEXICO / 13 DEC 2010

Reprinted with perimission from James Bosworth, of Bloggings by Boz. …

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