Oct 31, 2013, 1:00 AM
Security forces located the small submarine on the coast near the town of Limones, in the province of Esmeraldas. The area is near the Colombian border.
Oct 31, 2013, 1:00 AM
Gangs are still predominantly male, but the number of women and teenage female gang members is rising.
Oct 30, 2013, 1:00 AM
Between January and June 2013, there were 323 women killed in Honduras, according to the Violence Observatory.
Oct 30, 2013, 1:00 AM
In October 2013, Colombia hosted a global conference in International Humanitarian Law and an General Assembly meeting of Interpol, in Cartagena.
Oct 29, 2013, 1:00 AM
The Cuscatlán Joint Group (GCC) confiscated more than 500 kilograms of drugs between March 2012 and October 2013.
Oct 29, 2013, 1:00 AM
Oct 28, 2013, 1:00 AM
The Colombian Family Welfare Institute (ICBF) reported 177 children were rescued from the criminal groups this year – a 42.7 percent increase over the same period last year.
Oct 28, 2013, 1:00 AM
Military officials in many parts of the Americas are trying to help journalists by providing training on how they can do their jobs safely in dangerous areas.
Oct 25, 2013, 1:00 AM
In recent years, organized crime operatives have increased the volume of precursor drugs they smuggle into Central America, as well as the amount of synthetic drugs they produce in the region.
Oct 25, 2013, 1:00 AM
Local gang members operate go-fast boats which smuggle drugs to and from Sandy Bay, located in RAAN.
Oct 24, 2013, 1:00 AM
Advanced technology helped authorities find a boat that was smuggling cocaine.
Oct 23, 2013, 1:00 AM
The International Committee of the Red Cross recognized Colombia’s rigorous adherence to International Humanitarian Law.
Oct 22, 2013, 1:00 AM
Greater vigilance by police on highways where cargo theft is prevalent helped bring the number of cargo thefts down, officials said.
Oct 21, 2013, 1:00 AM
In 2011 and 2012, Peruvian security forces destroyed more than 60,000 hectares of farmland which was used to produce coca.
Oct 19, 2013, 1:00 AM
Female guerrilla fighters are forced to endure up to five forced abortions, which is the main reason for desertions among women, officials say.
Oct 18, 2013, 1:00 AM
President Ollanta Humala is spending about $15 million to fund Peruvian Coca Eradication Brigades (CORAH)
Oct 17, 2013, 1:00 AM
Lorenzana Cordón took over the family drug trafficking enterprise after his father was captured in 2011, authorities said.
Oct 16, 2013, 1:00 AM
With a series of recent seizures, Dominican authorities said they are on pace to break the record nine tons of cocaine seized in 2012.
Oct 15, 2013, 1:00 AM
More journalists in Brazil died violent deaths during the first eight months of this year than in any other countries; there, organized crime operatives have killed six reporters.
Oct 14, 2013, 1:00 AM
Once the drugs have reached West Africa, by sea or air, drug traffickers often load the drugs into land vehicles, such as SUVs, and drive them to their distribution points in Europe.