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Number of Murders in Medellin Increase

In the city of Medellin, Colombia, the number of killing has increased, with the blame being put on many of the hillside gangs looking to settle scores, however, changes in the underworld of the city are the reason for the increase in the number of murders. There was a total of 626 homicides in Medellin […]

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Murder of Two Soldiers Results in Mega-Gang Retaliation

Following the murder of two soldiers, a forceful mega-gang in Venezuela has retaliated by massacring members of another criminal group. This form of justice would mean that the “pax mafiosa” would come to an end between certain criminal groups that have control over areas Caracas and the government of Nicolas Maduro. The gang of over […]

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Corrupt Leadership in Military Revealed by Soldiers

Corruption within the armed forces as well as links between top commanders and organised crime has been questioned again following the uprising of soldiers against the government. The uprising of more than 20 soldiers who were attached to the command of Zone 43 of the Venezuelan National Guard, was spread across social media. The videos […]

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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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