The Sinaloa Cartel is obtaining precursor chemicals from 14K and Sun Yee On, two Chinese triads – organized crime groups -- which are based in Hong Kong.
The world’s $88 billion cocaine market is shifting towards Europe and is severely destabilising transit countries in West Africa even as total production falls, a United Nations report said.
Interpol said Tuesday it has arrested a Lebanese national suspected of funneling money to the Shiite militant group Hezbollah in Paraguay in the tri-border area with Argentina and Brazil.
Russia wants to collaborate with Colombia over civil nuclear energy, the Russian minister of foreign affairs said Tuesday, after meeting with his Colombian counterpart in Moscow.
President Dmitry Medvedev will travel to Argentina and Brazil next week, the Kremlin said, as Russia strengthens relationships in the region.
Haitian President René Préval has given his backing to the creation of a UN "red helmet" humanitarian rapid reaction force which could swing into action within hours of natural disasters.
The soccer World Cup, which will be held in South Africa from 11 June to 11 July, could lead to an increase in prostitution and drug trafficking in the country if preventive measures are not taken, according to a study of both phenomena published Wednesday.
Haiti will decentralize its economy and has designed for this purpose an infrastructure investment plan that will be presented at the international donor conference to be held in New York on 31 March, Haitian finance minister Ronald Boudin declared.
By rejecting his last appeal, the United States Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for the extradition of former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega to France, where he is charged with money laundering.
The United States wants the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to cancel all of Haiti's debt, standing at some $447 million dollars, US Treasury sources said on Thursday.
Sinaloa Cartel and the FARC traffic drugs to the Middle East
‘La Pajara,’ alleged gang leader, captured by Nicaraguan National Police
‘El Chapo’ capture praised by Latin American leaders
Ecuadorean National Police fight organize crime kidnappings
‘Ninis’ are recruited by organized crime in Latin America
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