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Peruvian disappearances double previous estimate

Peruvian disappearances double previous estimate

According to the International Committee of the Red Cross, Peruvian “disappearance” victims in the conflict that raged there from 1980 to 2000 are double the number previously calculated by that…

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…

Mexican troops and Federales ordered to Veracruz

Mexican troops and Federales ordered to Veracruz

The administration of Mexican President Felipe Calderon this week ordered troops and federal police to the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, where 35 bound, seminude, tortured bodies were dumped on…

Mexican government rejects call for death squads

Mexican government rejects call for death squads

The government of Mexico says it is investigating internet videos made by masked men who vow to exterminate the violent Zetas drug cartel, saying it rejects such vigilante methods. So…

Even more bodies turn up in Veracruz

Even more bodies turn up in Veracruz

The body count has continued to climb in the Mexican port of Veracruz, as at least 11 more cadavers were located two days after 35 others were dumped by presumed…