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Brazilian police capture Rio druglord

Brazilian police capture Rio druglord

Brazilian police on Thursday captured the most wanted narcotrafficker in Rio de Janeiro, as they took steps to occupy the largest slum in that city in preparation for the 2016…

Colombian army kills FARC commander

Colombian army kills FARC commander

In another setback for Latin America’s oldest guerrilla army, FARC rebel leader Guillermo Leon Saenz was killed in Colombia on Friday. According to Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon, Saenz, who…

U.S. accused of dumping criminals into Mexico

U.S. accused of dumping criminals into Mexico

Mexican President Felipe Calderon this week accused the United States of dumping criminals at the border to avoid the cost of prosecuting them, and claimed the practice has increased violence…

Mexican drug trade now ruled by two cartels

Mexican drug trade now ruled by two cartels

After nearly four years  and 40,000 dead, Mexican president Felipe Calderón’s offensive against the five major drug cartels in his country has left two of them dominating the market. While…

Jamaican drug baron Christoper ‘Dudus’ Coke faces 23 years in jail

Jamaican drug baron Christoper ‘Dudus’ Coke faces 23 years in jail

Christoper “Dudus” Coke has pleaded guilty to trafficking three tons of marijuana and 30 lbs of cocaine into the US, as well as ordering the stabbing of a New York…

Univisión: Bolivian Police Commander Oscar Nina accused of complicity with Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman and Sinaloa Cartel

Univisión: Bolivian Police Commander Oscar Nina accused of complicity with Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman and Sinaloa Cartel

The U.S. television network Univision claims to have access to Bolivian intelligence reports. In Univision´s report, released Thursday, the network linked the former commander of the Bolivian Police General Oscar Nina…

Description of Mexico´s Drug Cartels.

Description of Mexico´s Drug Cartels.

Mexico’s network of drug cartels is nebulous and complex, with organizations merging, splintering and shifting alliances in their quest to control drug-trafficking routes. Below is a rough overview of some…

Panama and El Salvador agreed intelligence exchange and common security strategy against Organized Crime.

Panama and El Salvador agreed intelligence exchange and common security strategy against Organized Crime.

Panama and El Salvador agreed in sharing a security strategy that involves all countries in the region to tackle organized crime, reported the Salvadoran Foreign Minister Hugo Martinez after a…

Mexico wins another battle in War on Drugs: Oscar Garcia Montoya imprisoned.

Mexico wins another battle in War on Drugs: Oscar Garcia Montoya imprisoned.

Mexican authorities said Friday they have arrested a suspected gang leader thought to be directly responsible for 600 murders. Mexico City – “He has admitted to taking part personally in…

DEA and colombian police captured Chapo Guzman´s money launderer.

DEA and colombian police captured Chapo Guzman´s money launderer.

Police in Colombia have arrested Dolly Cifuentes Villa in a wealthy neighbourhood of Medellin. Police say she laundered money for the Sinaloa drug cartel in Mexico. Head of the Colombian…