America’s favorite pathologist and creator of the bestselling Tempe Brennan series talks about the latest forensic advances and how the spread of “fake news” has affected her work.
Jeremy Kryt has reported on the drug war and human rights issues from Mexico, Central America, and Colombia. His work has appeared in the Huffington Post, the Earth Island Journal, and In These Times magazine, among others. He lives in Chicago and travels often on assignment.
Mexican official says the battle over Cienfuegos is becoming their “Cuban missile crisis” as 750-page dossier paints detailed picture of his alleged entanglement with a cartel.
“The DEA miscalculated just how militarized this country has become ... maybe the CIA should have warned them.”
A ground-breaking and controversial new Senate bill would allow the government to regulate and process the drug. But what would be the long-range consequences of such a move?
High-ranking military officers blackmailed the civilian government into pushing U.S. prosecutors to drop drug trafficking charges against a former defense secretary.
Hundreds of activists and human rights defenders have been murdered so far this year. Critics say the Trump-allied Duque administration is enabling these widespread killings.
Six years after 43 students were abducted in a single night, prosecutors have issued 25 new warrants that reveal an unprecedented criminal cover-up.
Nationwide demonstrations in Colombia, inspired in part by the BLM and “Defund the Police” movements, erupted after police officers murdered a law student in Bogotá.
A string of massacres has killed 48 people so far this month. Some claim “coronavirus death squads” are targeting those who violate lockdown, others blame a series of turf wars.
Five members of a threatened community are still missing after being disappeared by men in police uniforms—the latest in a long line of attacks against activists.