Dec 28, 2013, 1:00 AM
In one of the last operations of the year at the national level called “Gray Night”, carried out on December 19, the police arrested 46 members of a band of loan sharks.
Dec 27, 2013, 1:00 AM
Many aircraft that used to make the direct flight from Colombia or Venezuela to southeast Mexico can no longer do so. Aircraft loaded with hundreds of kilos of cocaine are landing in Guatemala, Honduras and Costa Rica.
Dec 20, 2013, 1:00 AM
The Central America country will expand its air and naval bases and has acquired new equipment, including a radar system to prevent drug smuggling.
Nov 18, 2013, 1:00 AM
Nov 5, 2013, 1:00 AM
Most of the displacement occurred in the departments of Narino, Cauca, Valle del Cauca, Cordoba, and Antioquia.
Nov 4, 2013, 1:00 AM
The cocaine had a street value of about US$43 million.
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 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.