We insist that poor, drug-producing countries save us from ourselves, but at what cost to them?
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The mass migration of tens of thousands of children and adolescents from Central America festered for months before exploding into a full-blown border refugee/immigration crisis in the last few weeks
The head of the military's Southern Command wants more money to fight a losing battle.
Rain forests around the world are rapidly disappearing due to illegal logging, the growth of palm oil plantations, the clearance for cattle ranching and other forms of commercial agriculture.
After covering drug trafficking and violence in Latin America since 2001, I look through endless photos and videos and ask myself what would be its single most iconic image? — one that people could look at in a hundred years and understand.
Mexico's capture of Miguel Ángel Treviño—who authorities say ran the Zetas drug gang with such ferocity that he'd sometimes boil enemies alive in grease—leaves the government a key challenge: How to dismantle the rest of the decentralized cartel.
As cartels battle drug warriors, environmentalists struggle to preserve nature in dangerous territory.
Latin American leaders have called for a new approach to the war on drugs, saying the current drive to crush powerful cartels has failed to reduce consumption.
Obama Refuses to Back Growing Call for Drug Legalization to Stem Spreading Violence in Latin America
While the presidents of Guatemala, Colombia, Costa Rica and El Salvador have voiced support for an end to the drug war, President Obama rejected their calls for drug legalization during high-level talks at the Summit of the Americas in Colombia.
Alternatives to drug prohibition will be discussed for the first time at the Sixth Summit of the Americas