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Zetas cartel hitman captured in northern Mexico

Zetas cartel hitman captured in northern Mexico

Police in northern Mexico have captured a suspected member of the Zetas drug cartel, who confessed to killing at least 75 people, authorities announced Monday. Enrique Elizondo Flores admitted to…

Obama selects Marine general as head of Southern Command

Obama selects Marine general as head of Southern Command

President Barack Obama has chosen a Marine to run U.S. military operations in Latin America and the Caribbean out of the Southern Command in Miami. The new Southcom leader is…

Anonymous strikes again in Mexico

Anonymous strikes again in Mexico

  Members of the international hacker group Anonymous said on Friday they had attacked Mexican government websites  in protest of a bill seeking official controls over release of information on…

Chevron indictments expected soon in Brazil

Chevron indictments expected soon in Brazil

Brazilian prosecutors are planning to file criminal charges against Chevron Corp within the next several weeks, adding the possibility of prison time to an $11 billion civil lawsuit for a…

Colombia and Peru team up against organized crime

Colombia and Peru team up against organized crime

Colombia and Peru have agreed upon a plan to combat criminal organizations on their common border, the defense ministers of the two countries announced to the press after a Wednesday…

Canadian tourist brutally assaulted in Mexican resort

Canadian tourist brutally assaulted in Mexican resort

  The governor of the Mexican state of Sinaloa has promised an extensive probe into what happened to a Canadian woman hospitalized after she was badly beaten at a posh Mexico…

Top Sinaloa cartel lieutenant killed in raid

Top Sinaloa cartel lieutenant killed in raid

Mexican security forces killed a top aide to the country’s most wanted drug trafficker in a raid in a mountainous area of northern Mexico, defense officials said Monday. Luis Alberto…

US Supreme Court rules against police use of GPS

US Supreme Court rules against police use of GPS

The United States Supreme Court ruled on Monday that police may not install a GPS device on a suspect’s car to track his movements without a warrant, in a test…

From Mexico to South America: Gral. Petraeus (CIA) visited the Colombian jungle.

From Mexico to South America: Gral. Petraeus (CIA) visited the Colombian jungle.

Colombia’s government today praised U.S. support for strengthening systems of technical (Sigint) and human intelligence (Humint)  in the fight against illegal organizations like FARC operating in this South American country.…

FARC guerrillas take out Colombian radar installation

FARC guerrillas take out Colombian radar installation

Air operations in a wide region of southwestern Colombia were delayed on Saturday following an attack by FARC guerrillas against a radar antenna system key to commercial aviation, said that…

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