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Jul 6, 2012, 1:00 AM
Authorities apprehended four suspected narco-traffickers.
Jul 6, 2012, 1:00 AM
Jul 5, 2012, 1:00 AM
Bolivia eradicated 5,000 hectares of illegal and excess coca in the first half of the year, equal to the amount set by the country’s anti-drug law as a mandatory annual goal, announced on July 2 the Joint Task Force (FTC), made up of the army and the police.
Jul 5, 2012, 1:00 AM
On July 2, the Colombian police announced the arrest of an alleged leader of ‘Los Rastrojos’ [‘The Stubble’] who was trying to take over the top spot in that drug-trafficking organization.
Jul 5, 2012, 1:00 AM
Guided-missile frigate USS Nicholas (FFG 47) with an embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment Team (LEDET) employed airborne use of force (AUF) to stop a vessel suspected of transporting illegal drugs, June 19, in support of Operation Martillo.
Jul 5, 2012, 1:00 AM
Drug traffickers busted in the Pacific coast of Central America
Jul 5, 2012, 1:00 AM
Jul 3, 2012, 1:00 AM
A Guatemalan court has sentenced 36 people, considered members of the Mexican drug cartel Los Zetas, to between two and 158 years in prison, the judicial branch announced.
Jul 3, 2012, 1:00 AM
Police has seized more than 12,000 pounds of cocaine this year.
Jul 3, 2012, 1:00 AM
Colombia and Mexico have come to play the role of a kind of older sibling in matters related to the fight against drug trafficking in Central America, whether through training or through joint operations with their Armed Forces.
Jul 3, 2012, 1:00 AM
A shipment of 506 kilograms of cocaine hydrochloride that was being transported on a fishing boat was seized in a coordinated operation involving units of the Colombian National Navy and the Colombian Police, in the inner harbor of the Port of Buenaventura (on the Pacific coast) of that country.
Jul 3, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Central American presidents agreed on June 29 to double their efforts to obtain financial aid and fight organized crime, at a biannual summit at which they also signed an unprecedented commercial and political partnership agreement with the European Union.
Jul 2, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Brazilian Army has completely withdrawn from the Alemão shantytown complex in Rio de Janeiro, occupied in an impressive Military operation a year and a half ago, and security in this former bastion of drug trafficking has been taken over by elite police units starting on June 28.
Jul 2, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Nicaraguan police have dismantled a gang of 25 Nicaraguan citizens who provided logistical support to an as-yet unidentified cartel for the transportation of drugs between Panama and Honduras, an official source announced.
Jul 2, 2012, 1:00 AM
During a ceremony to honor Colombian Army Colonel José Alejandro Forero on June 29, General Douglas Fraser, Commander, U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) expressed his thanks for the colonel’s year of service as one of the Partner Nation Liaison Officers.
Jul 2, 2012, 1:00 AM
It may be the poorest country in Central America, but when it comes to nabbing drug traffickers and putting the brakes on crime, Nicaragua has done better than any of its neighbors.
Jul 2, 2012, 1:00 AM
The infiltration of northern Honduras by drug traffickers has not only turned the country into one of the world’s most violent. It’s also made life hell for local journalists trying to cover the mayhem.
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Special Intervention Unit of Costa Rica’s Ministry of the Presidency fights terrorist and drug trafficking activities
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
Moroccan, Algerian and Mauritanian security agencies worked together to dismantle a major money-laundering network involved in drug trafficking. Eleven companies were suspected of serving as a cover for narcotics smugglers, the newspaper As-Sabah reported in December 2011.
Jul 1, 2012, 1:00 AM
Who will fill the shoes left by “comrade Artemio” in the leadership of the terrorist group Shining Path? Peruvian Army Brigadier General Leonardo José Longa López analyzes several hypotheses and suggests what would be the best alternative for the Peruvian people.