Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 06:49
Gunmen boarded a bus near the Salvadoran capital and opened fire on its driver and passengers on Wednesday, killing four people including the driver, and wounding four others a week after a string of attacks brought bus service in the country to a halt.
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 06:44
Clues that Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was plotting a prison break were seemingly all around, but Mexican officials chose not to act, according to a leading investigative reporter.
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 06:42
San Pedro Sula, Honduras, tops the list with 171 murders reported for every 100,000 inhabitants in 2014. This is the fourth year running that the Honduran city has remained in first place.
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 06:39
Cocaine is once again front and center in Mexico's drug trafficking industry. In contrast to other illicit drugs such as marijuana, heroin, and methamphetamine, the amount of cocaine seized by Mexico's army skyrocketed during the first half of 2015.
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 06:37
Prosecutors in Peru have handed down the first charges under a new law specifically targeting "sicariato," or hired killings, raising questions about whether the new legislation will be enough to discourage this crime.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 07:15
A year after truce collapses El Salvador gangs seek new path to engage government in another truce process.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 06:58
Experts say the government's version of events is riddled with conflicting testimonies, tainted evidence and coerced confessions.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 06:33
Miguel Ángel Mancera vowed to do everything possible to find the culprits who murdered journalist Rubén Espinosa and four others on Friday. Mancera — the Mexico City attorney general before becoming mayor — said he was determined to make sure justice is done.
Monday, August 3, 2015 - 06:32
Heavy fighting between Colombia’s National Army and ELN rebels on Sunday has left two soldiers dead and injured another two, the army said.
Monday, August 3, 2015 - 06:30
Why Guyana, a tiny South American country, can't escape the ugly legacies of its idiosyncratic past.