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El Chapo's Return Is a Game Changer for Central America's Drug War

The US government increased monetary aid in the region to help dismantle drug-trafficking organizations after Vice President Joe Biden suggested a Plan-Colombia style strategy for Central America.

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Latin America

Colombia Lends Know-How to Massive El Chapo Manhunt

Colombian and Mexican officials have joined forces in a massive manhunt, as they pursue drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” (shorty) Guzmán from a maximum-security prison in Mexico. 39 more words

Latin America

Anti-Monopoly Body Investigates Car, Motorcycle Price Fixing

Indonesia’s anti-monopoly body is investigating allegations involving four of the country’s car and motorcycle producers who are said to be working in a cartel-like scheme to control prices and distribution. 297 more words


Mexico: Self-Defense Vigilantes or New Crime Gangs Under a Cloak? | Brookings Institution.

Mexico: Self-Defense Vigilantes or New Crime Gangs Under a Cloak?

Amidst intense and shifting criminal violence, which since 2006 has resulted in the death of between 80,000 and 100,000 people in Mexico…

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Latin America

#20. Put your music player on shuffle and write the first 3 songs that play and what your initial thought is

1. My Life – Best Coast 
This makes me think of a really late summer night when you’re still wide awake because your mind can’t stop racing. 142 more words

Cartel Gangsters Face 697 Years Behind Bars in Historic Femicide Case in Juarez, Mexico

Five members of a Mexican street gang on Monday night were sentenced to almost 700 years in prison each for the kidnapping, trafficking, and murder of 11 women in the border city of Juarez, Mexico. 1,156 more words


South By So Wet! ☔️

South By So What! (SBSW)

  • QuikTrip Park
  • 3/20/2015- 3/22/2015
  • Artists Seen:
    • (Day 1) Jesse Lawson, The Maine, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Cartel, Mayday Parade
    • (Day 2) Crown the Empire, Memphis May Fire, Attila, Motionless in White…
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