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More than 100 journalists and supporters gathered Friday — the day after three photographers were found murdered in the eastern port city of Veracruz — to call for more protections for journalists covering Mexico’s complex and deadly drug war.
In the latest twist to Mexico's drug wars, a new group has vowed to launch a paramilitary offensive against a leading drug cartel in Veracruz, a city that has become a flash point in the violence.
Share A conflict in Brazil's northeast, where security forces launched an operation to quell a violent feud between criminal dynasties, is a reminder that in some rural parts of the country, state presence is as weak and crime as rampant as in urban favelas.
The only certainty that Guatemalans could infer from the slow trickle of Sunday's presidential election results was that uncertainty over who their next president will be is set to linger for another two months
An arson attack on a casino in northern Mexico on Thursday that left 52 people dead has thrown a spotlight on the growth of gambling houses throughout the country and their role in organized crime
Colombia issued a new security plan on Tuesday, vowing to break up criminal gangs, minimize drug trafficking and improve security in the next three years in the world's No. 1 cocaine producer, still wracked by a guerrilla war
A group of leading Mexican media companies joined Thursday in signing an agreement laying ground rules for coverage of the country's battle with organized crime, which has become increasingly brutal and claimed around 35,000 lives in the past four years
Study shows sharp increase in numbers working for Mexican cartels, with many female traffickers recruited by partners
The arrest of Carlos Montemayor marks a fresh blow against the remnants of the once-formidable Beltran Leyva gang, battered by arrests, deaths and vicious internal fighting
Fourteen people died and another 25 were arrested Wednesday in drug-gang violence in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, military police said Wednesday