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EXTORTION / 8 MAR 2011

Much of the headlines in the region about organized crime are focused on the chase, capture, and sometimes death of infamous criminal leaders. But there are many more subtle battles…

EXTORTION / 7 MAR 2011

Two attacks by suspected organized criminal gangs on state oil workers in Mexico in recent days have left two dead and one kidnapped. The attacks, which occurred in two different…

COLOMBIA / 6 JAN 2011

Another bomb, the third in a week, exploded outside the offices of a wealthy rancher in the city of Neiva in the southern department of Huila, a stronghold of the…

EXTORTION / 4 JAN 2011

At least six people died and another dozen were wounded after a bomb exploded on a public bus on Monday in Guatemala City.

EXTORTION / 7 DEC 2010

Threatening phone calls made by supposed members of violent crime groups like the Zetas increased 210 percent from 2009, says a Mexican security agency.

ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME / 31 OCT 2010

Drug Trafficking Organizations (DTO) like Mexico's La Familia, is entering the cattle rustling business, according to a lengthy article in El Universal. The organizations are using their superior…

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