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US Military Says Drug Violence Spreading Through Central America

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 3:20 am (UTC-5)
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Two high-ranking U.S. military commanders say Mexico’s violent war against drug cartels has moved into other parts of Central America. Air Force General Douglas Fraser, the head of the U.S. Southern Command, told the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday that transnational organized crime rings are threatening to overwhelm law enforcement and are “seriously impacting civilian […]

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Biden Joins Central American Leaders in Anti-Narcotics Fight

Posted March 7th, 2012 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says Washington will meet its “shared responsibility” in helping Central American combat drug trafficking that has led to soaring violent crime in the region. Biden held talks Tuesday with the leaders of seven regional countries in the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa. During a joint news conference with Honduran President Porfiro Lobo […]

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