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MS-13 in America

On December 8, 2018, Posted by , In Analysis Reports,Information Reports,Latin America,United States, With Comments Off on MS-13 in America

Written by Brennan Albrecht This week, a member of the notorious Central American gang MS-13 was apprehended trying to cross the border into the US with the migrant caravan. This has sparked a resurgence of the dialogue about the presence and danger MS-13 poses to the United States. One of…

FARC: History and Raison D’etre

On December 3, 2018, Posted by , In Colombia,Information Reports,Latin America, With Comments Off on FARC: History and Raison D’etre

Written by Brecken Denler             The FARC (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia or Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) traces its roots back to the 1950’s era struggle called “La Violencia.”[i]  These battles were between conservative and communist factions within the country.  Small communist groups banded together and adopted the FARC…

MS-13

On November 20, 2018, Posted by , In Information Reports,Latin America,United States, With Comments Off on MS-13

By Brennan Albrecht MS-13 is one of the largest and most dangerous organized crime syndicates in the world. It has been classified by President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have declared it a national security priority [1]. Yet a good deal of misinformation exists about the gang, especially surrounding…

Latin America in the News, November 17th

On November 17, 2018, Posted by , In Information Reports,Latin America, With Comments Off on Latin America in the News, November 17th

By Brecken Denler Argentina An Argentine submarine lost almost exactly a year ago was found some 800 meters below sea level.  The vessel, which carried 44 submariners, was returning to port after a supposed electrical failure.  A 1980’s model, German-built, diesel submarine the ARA San Juan was assumed to have…

Central America in the News

On November 15, 2018, Posted by , In Information Reports,Latin America, With Comments Off on Central America in the News

By Brennan Albrecht “Mexico mothers search for mass graves after tip-off” BBC News. Nov. 6, 2018 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-46110115 In the Mexican state of Veracruz, residents have recently been tipped off about the possible presence of mass, shallow graves where hundreds of disappeared youth could be buried. These bodies come from the drug…