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'Paco,' Argentina's version of crack cocaine
We can already identify some of the trends that are likely to mark the evolution of organized crime... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Organized Crime in the Americas: What to Expect in 2014

Homicides v. 'Intentional' Homicides
In an unsolicited response to what is a typical portrayal of violence in Mexico, Mexican security... ReadLeer
/ Homicides

Reality Check: What Kind of Violence Kills Mexicans?

Welcome to InSight Crime's 2013 Game Changers, where we have sought to highlight some of the year's... ReadLeer

InSight Crime’s Game Changers: 2013

InSight Crime presents "Game Changers 2012," an overview of the developments in organized crime in... ReadLeer

InSight Crime’s Game Changers: 2012

Peruvian police patrol through a coca field
In 2013, the UN confirmed Peru had overtaken Colombia as the world's number one coca and cocaine... ReadLeer
/ Coca

4 Reasons Why Peru Became World’s Top Cocaine Producer

The command structure of the brutal Zetas gang appears to have suffered existential blows under... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico 2013 Target List: Many Zetas, Little Impact

Police Chief Juan Carlos Bonilla, "El Tigre"
Honduras' lame duck president has announced the removal of controversial national police commander... ReadLeer
/ Honduras

Outgoing Honduras President Removes Controversial Police Chief

The sea border between San Diego and Tijuana
Maritime drug trafficking along the Pacific coast from Mexico to the United States has risen... ReadLeer
/ Infographics

Mexico Official Points to Rise in Pacific Smuggling Route

Luis Rojas, head of Paraguay's SENAD
Paraguay's top anti-drugs official has said Uruguay's legalization of marijuana will spur an... ReadLeer
/ Marijuana

Uruguay Marijuana Law Will Drive Paraguay Production: Anti-Drug Chief

"El Chapo" Guzman, Chicago's Public Enemy Number One
While Chicago battles a heroin epidemic, US law enforcement has focused its efforts on attacking... ReadLeer
/ El Chapo

The Choke Point: The DEA Attacks ‘El Chapo’ in Chicago

UPP officers in Rio de Janeiro
Homicides have fallen 65 percent in the Rio de Janeiro favelas where Police Pacification Units... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Do Falling Murders in Rio Mean Success for Brazil’s UPPs?

Peru's 2-time ex-president Alan Garcia
The so-called “mega-commission” investigating the “pay-for-pardons” scandal in Peru says it... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Peru Commission: Garcia Committed ‘Constitutional’ Infractions