The US-backed drug war in Latin America has not reduced drug-trafficking but has led to a dangerous militarisation of some countries, creating a culture of human rights abuses and impunity, says author of a damning new book.
Thousands are forced to flee as armed groups fight for territory in Chocó.
What chance reform of the energy business will free the country from corruption by ruling elites, drug barons and 'autodefensa' vigilantes?
Transparency International calls for the Colombian government to be held accountable for its actions and put an end to impunity.
Violence in Tegucigalpa and Rio de Janeiro, organised crime in El Salvador, the authoritarian legacy in Argentina ... some of the research topics for LAB partner Researching Security.