Venezuela Border Conflict Mixes Drug Trafficking And Regime-Change

By W. T. Whitney, Jr., Orinoco Tribune. -

Beginning in mid-March, Venezuelan army units have been attacking and expelling Colombian operatives active in Apure state. These have long used Venezuela’s border region to prepare cocaine [...]

Four Takeaways From US Trial Against Honduras President’s Brother

By Héctor Silva Ávalos and Parker Asmann, Insight Crime. -

The US drug trial against the brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández brought the nexus between organized crime and political power to the forefront, undermining the country’s [...]