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By Ariel Min
More than 100 members of three gangs were arrested Wednesday in Harlem, New York in the largest-ever gang bust in New York City’s history.
By Michael D. Mosettig
If any one place symbolizes the continuing frustration facing the Mexican government dealing with drug gangs, it is Michoacan, a western state of 4.3 million, which might have suffered as many as 1,000 homicides in the past year.
Drug gangs rule the streets in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, where more than 20 people are murdered each week. Located at the crossroads of drug shipments from South America to the U.S., that city is now called the most dangerous…
From our series of reports in Mexico, photographer and Juarez resident Julian Cardona speaks with Margaret Warner about how the border city is struggling with violent criminal cartels.
Police invaded Rio de Janeiro's largest slum Sunday, part of a larger effort aimed at cleaning up favelas before the 2014 World Cup.
"The Interrupters" confronts Chicago's gang violence.
Bus drivers and their assistants have become frequent targets of extortion, threats and violent crimes in Guatemala City.
The drug war in Mexico continues to escalate and its targets are ever-expanding. Judy Woodruff talks to Angela Kocherga, the Mexico Bureau Chief of Belo Television for more on Mexico's drug troubles.
Last week's slaying of gubernatorial candidate Rodolfo Torres was the latest reminder of the ongoing drug-fueled violence in Mexico in the run-up to state and local elections. Ray Suarez has an update about efforts to halt the killings…
Latino poet Benjamin Saenz shares his writing from his home near the U.S., Mexico border, a region where violent drug wars have raged in recent years. His latest collection is called "The Book of What Remains."…
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