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Official statistics in Mexico suggest that kidnapping cases will reach a record high this year, a... ReadLeer
/ Homicides

Mexico’s Record High Kidnappings Fueled by Fractured Cartels

Manifestación tras las elecciones de Honduras
In our November 30 Facebook Live session, Senior Investigator Héctor Silva Ávalos spoke with... ReadLeer
/ Honduras

Weekly InSight: Honduras Electoral Chaos and Organized Crime

Un guardia dispara un arma de electrochoque contra un recluso
Shocking footage of Brazil prison guards torturing inmates has sparked an investigation, and serves... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Brazil Video Shows Prison Torture

¿Más violencia devolverá la paz a El Salvador?
Powerful statements made by a member of one of El Salvador’s most notorious gangs to the New York... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

El Salvador Must ‘Bleed More’ to Force Reckoning: Barrio 18 Member

Soldados hondureños llevan a las urnas los insumos para las próximas elecciones
Honduras’ controversial election remains in limbo, but the results not so much. As is evident... ReadLeer
/ Honduras

Winner of Honduras’ Election Will Likely Be ‘Iron Fist’ Security

Migrantes indocumentados son desalojados de camión en México
A new report says that human smugglers in Mexico are turning to cargo trucks and less traveled... ReadLeer
/ Human Smuggling

Enforcement Shifting Human Smuggling Routes, Dangers in Mexico: Report

Los grupos de autodefensa contribuyen a la inseguridad en Michoacán, México
The decline of the Caballeros Templarios has left Michoacán at the mercy of a tangle of rivals,... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Mexico’s Michoacán a Tangle of Rivals

Prosecutors in Brazil have charged more than 200 inmates in connection to one of the country’s... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Prison Massacre Charges Highlight Source of Brazil Security Crisis

An interview with the alleged co-ordinator of a drug trafficking network in Colombia has confirmed... ReadLeer
/ Costa Rica

Colombia Trafficker Links Costa Rica Business, Officials to Drug Trade

Gilber Sosa Arellano will not see his daughter grow up. He will not take her for a ride on the bike... ReadLeer
/ Gender and Organized Crime

In Caracas, 4 Children Orphaned Every Day by Violence

A year after the signing of the FARC peace agreement, the Colombian government's efforts to end the... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia’s Peace Agreement With the FARC Survives First Year

La caída en los homicidios ha sido influenciada por varios factores
In our November 16 Facebook Live session, InSight Crime co-director Steven Dudley sat down with... ReadLeer
/ Homicides

Weekly InSight: Why Homicides Are Down in Honduras