Central America drug gang violence at alarming levels, warns UN watchdog on drugs
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Drug-related violence is at "alarming" levels in Central America and poses a threat to the region's security, the UN drugs watchdog says.
The International Narcotics Control Board also said Honduras, Costa Rica and Nicaragua had become major transit countries for traffickers.
North America remained the biggest drugs market, the INCB's report said.