Month: January 2019

Violent Aftermath of Mexico’s Dominant Cartels

Fragmentation has come to define Mexico’s criminal landscape as the days of monolithic drug cartel structures have ended, leaving behind smaller, more volatile criminal groups that have taken up other violent activities. In recent years, Mexico’s most dominant criminal organizations — The Sinaloa Cartel, Jalisco Cartel New Generation (Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación – CJNG) and […]

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International Arms Trafficking Implications in Panama

Security officials may be part of an international arms trafficking network in Panama SHARETweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on LinkedInShare on Google+ Authorities in Panama are asking the United States for assistance in investigating an international arms trafficking network that may have included the participation of former security officials, raising questions about the […]

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President Causes Constitutional Crisis in Guatemala

Guatemala President Jimmy Morales has pushed his country to the brink of a constitutional crisis in his eagerness to rid himself of the anti-corruption commission that has accused him of illegally financing the election campaign that brought him into power. Morales’ hunger to oust the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (Comisión Internacional Contra la […]

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