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Latinos ‘in USA’
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Latinos ‘in USA’

Their number has increased since 2000, but they remain located mainly in three states: California with 27.8%, Texas with 18.8%, and Florida with 8.4%. Silvio González The Census Bureau uses the terms “Latino” and “Hispanic” interchangeably to refer to those citizens living in the United States, that when answering the […]

Mexico captures head of ‘La Familia’
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Mexico captures head of ‘La Familia’

Authorities – without confrontation or casualities – apprehended José de Jesús Méndez Vargas, the alleged head of this Cartel. The Mexican government has secured another victory against organized crime in the west of the country after they bagged the alleged leader of the pseudo-Christian La Familia Cartel without a shot […]

Drug violence in Latin America
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Drug violence in Latin America

The growth in the trafficking of drugs, arms and people, with frequent and lethal violent episodes, are seriously affecting most of the countries in the region. This happens despite having spent millions on security measures against organised crime. María Julia Mayoral A study by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) […]

Colombia’s new law and violent resistance
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Colombia’s new law and violent resistance

Colombia’s Senate approved a law that would return land to up to four million people forced from their homes during the country’s long-running civil conflict. Cailly Morris The UN Refugee Agency estimates that 3.4 million people have been displaced during the more than 40 years of Colombian warfare, one of […]