17 May 2017
Friends and family pay their final respects to slain journalist Javier Valdez, who apparently paid with his life for his award-winning reporting on the country's violent drug gangs.
16 Jan 2017
The latest in a string of brutal prison massacres involving suspected gang members in Brazil has killed 26 inmates, most of whom were beheaded, officials say.
7 Jan 2017
Security experts blame the escalating tensions between rival drug gangs in the state of Roraima for the violence.
3 Jan 2017
Around 60 people have been killed in a bloody prison riot sparked by a war between rival drug gangs 'First Capital Command' and 'North Family'.