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Insecurity
The flow has more than tripled since 2013, by one measure.
Ways to tackle the region's problems of crime and violence.
After the killing of Alfonso Cano, Timochenko takes over the FARC at a time when its very survival may at last be coming to an end.

Honduran President Porfirio Lobo said on Saturday that the surge of police and military personnel in cities highly affected by drug-related violence—part of a mission known as Operación Relámpago (Operation Lightning)—has been successful in reducing crime.

In efforts to combat an ongoing wave of narcotics-related violence, police forces in Honduras on Monday moved in on cities and neighborhoods dominated by criminal gangs.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in Guatemala yesterday for a meeting of regional leaders as part of an International Conference of Support for the Central American Security Strategy.