Nicholas Casey

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 07:02
The Colombian government and the nation’s main rebel group said on Saturday that they had reached a “new final accord” to end their longstanding conflict, potentially reviving a deal that was rejected last month in a referendum.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 05:25
President Evo Morales of Bolivia said on Monday that he did not yet accept defeat in a contentious referendum to allow him to run for a fourth term, saying that despite the exit polls suggesting that it failed, the final vote count could still favor him.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 00:00
The Zetas differ from other drug cartels in that local cells handle most of the crime
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 00:00
In his address, Mr. Pena Nieto mentioned neither drugs nor drug traffickers, instead reiterating promises to stanch violent crime such as kidnapping and homicide
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 00:00
Assistance to the Mexican military has nearly collapsed, with counternarcotics and security aid falling from a height of around $529 million in 2010 to $67.5 million planned for next year.
Monday, September 10, 2012 - 00:00
The incidents are an embarrassing setback for Mr. Calderon, who has hailed the creation of the Federal Police as the future of Mexican policing and one of his biggest accomplishments since taking power in 2006.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 00:00
Even as the pontiff was greeted warmly by cheers and waving flags, Cuban dissidents said they had been blocked from attending ceremonies in a crackdown which had began this weekend and has left at least 50 people detained, according to several dissidents.
Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 00:00
Three high-profile cases this month that are being investigated outside the military's own secret courts have prompted the army's top commander to say the military may have committed serious human-rights abuses.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - 00:00
The Dec. 1 finding could raise tensions between Washington and Mexico City over how Mexico is pursuing the drug war
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 00:00
Retired military general Otto Perez Molina, vowing a crackdown on crime and drug-related violence, coasted to a wide victory in Guatemala's presidential race, results showed on Monday.