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Transnational terrorism in Latin America?

Joseph Humire joins VOA Noticias to discuss transnational crime in Latin America. He notes that a challenge for the region will be to create and enforce new laws that combat this international crime, as laws in Latin America to combat terrorism are almost all formatted for a domestic threat, like FARC in Colombia.

Are Latin American governments making the changes in designation in their law?

Watch the video (in Spanish), here.


Joseph Humire habla con VOA Noticias sobre crimen transnacional en América Latina. Él discute un gran reto que enfrenta la región: leyes que combatir terrorismo internacional. Dice que “los leyes mayormente están designados por amenazas de terrorismo interior, o nacional, como la FARC en Colombia.

Están cambiando la ley los gobiernos latinoamericanos?

Ve el video completo, aquí.

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U.S. Carries Out Drone Strikes Against al-Qaeda Narco-Terrorists in Libya

Edwin Mora discusses US drone strikes against al-Qaeda in Libya in his Breitbart column and the US mission to “degrade, disrupt, and destroy terrorist organizations and bring stability to the region.” This is made more complicated as the threat is ever-changing. Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb is known to have worked with Latin America drug cartels. Joseph Humire’s testimony before the House Terrorism and Illicit Finance Subcommittee exemplifies this as he states, “the convergence of criminals, drug traffickers, terrorists, insurgents, and organized crime has increased and evolved over time.”

Read the full article on Breitbart, here.

Also, take a look at the full Committee hearing regarding terrorism, drug trafficking, and organized crime, here.