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Sep 30, 2014, 1:00 AM
Cocaine, heroin, and other illicit substances are high-priority targets in the fight against drug trafficking in Latin America, but regional security forces are also combatting attempts to smuggle alcohol and cigarettes.
Sep 30, 2014, 1:00 AM
Drug traffickers are making university students pretend to be tourists or small business owners traveling with handicrafts or food or seafood items.
Sep 30, 2014, 1:00 AM
Peruvian government adds resources to battle terrorism and drug trafficking
Sep 29, 2014, 1:00 AM
“Moña” – allegedly a high-ranking leader of the Clan Úsuga – has finally been captured.
Sep 29, 2014, 1:00 AM
Some of the most prominent musicians and singers in Colombia banded together to record “Un paso por la paz,” a song which appeals for peace and harmony throughout the country.
Sep 26, 2014, 1:00 AM
Colombian National Police dismantle prison-based extortion scheme
Sep 26, 2014, 1:00 AM
After blowing up dozens of drug trafficking routes – literally – Peruvian police are winding down their explosive operation.
Sep 26, 2014, 1:00 AM
Cooperation between Guatemalan and U.S. authorities is proving to be an effective tactic in the fight against international drug trafficking.
Sep 24, 2014, 1:00 AM
Honduras and the United States are waging a cooperative campaign against the Honduran drug trafficking organization Los Valles.
Sep 24, 2014, 1:00 AM
Mexican drug cartels have a new strategy, according to Gen. Ricardo Alberto Restrepo Londoño: cut out the middleman.
Sep 22, 2014, 1:00 AM
A special unit of the Guatemalan National Civil Police (PNC) is achieving dramatic success in the battle against organized crime groups which engage in extortion.
Sep 19, 2014, 1:00 AM
The Colombian National Army struck strong blows against the finances of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in early September by capturing five alleged leaders of extortion rings for the terrorist group.
Sep 19, 2014, 1:00 AM
Thanks to increased patrols and innovative use of technology, police in Medellín are making great strides in reducing homicides related to organized crime.
Sep 18, 2014, 1:00 AM
Eight alleged leaders of La Oficina de Envigado – an organized crime group known as La Oficina and based in Medellín, Colombia – were sanctioned under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act) by the U.S. Treasury Department on September 16.
Sep 17, 2014, 1:00 AM
The Colombian National Army is carrying out operations to protect the country’s infrastructure, including oil producing facilities, in response to attacks by terrorist organizations.
Sep 17, 2014, 1:00 AM
Colombian National Police in July broke up a gang that allegedly built ocean-going semi-submersible drug smuggling boats for the Clan de los Úsuga criminal organization.
Sep 17, 2014, 1:00 AM
The Colombian National Army continues to foil attacks by the terrorist group the Revolutionary Armed Force of Colombia (FARC) against the civilian population.
Sep 17, 2014, 1:00 AM
A major operation targeting the Sinaloa Cartel led to nine arrests and the seizure of about USD$100 million by law enforcement authorities in Los Angeles.
Sep 17, 2014, 1:00 AM
There is a global trend among security forces to decentralize authority to give mid-level officials more power to respond quickly to criminal threats.
Sep 16, 2014, 1:00 AM
Honduras is making progress in fighting drug trafficking and violence, and President Juan Orlando Hernández is pledging that security forces will do all they can to improve public safety even more.