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Colombia's former President Álvaro Uribe is facing an uncertain future after announcing his... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Ex-President Uribe Faces Preeminent Legal Battle

Five judges, one-third of El Salvador’s Supreme Court, finished their nine-year term on July 15.... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

Corruption Networks Obstruct El Salvador Supreme Court Selection

US authorities are charging a network of Venezuelan elites and international financial actors with... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

US Charges Point to Rampant Corruption at Venezuela State Oil Company

Human trafficking remains one of world’s most profitable criminal industries, but recent... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

5 Strategies to Combat Human Trafficking in the Americas

On July 26, the US House and Senate approved a bill that will require the Secretary of State to... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

US State Dept to Create Central America Corruption ‘Blacklist’

In our July 26 Facebook Live session, InSight Crime’s Spanish Editor Ronna Rísquez and Managing... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Weekly InSight: Argentina Takes a Step Towards Militarization

A new report says that executions linked to organized crime in Mexico have skyrocketed to record... ReadLeer
/ Homicides

Mexico Organized Crime-Related Executions Hit Record High: Report

Authorities in Guatemala fear that self-defense groups operating in response to a lack of state... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

Guatemala Self-Defense Groups Reminder of Security Concerns

Lawmakers in Nicaragua recently approved an anti-terrorism law that many fear will be used to... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

Nicaragua Anti-Terrorism Law Could Criminalize Opposition

A new criminal group is challenging one of Mexico’s most powerful cartels on its home turf of... ReadLeer
/ Jalisco Cartel

The New Criminal Group Hitting Mexico’s CJNG Where It Hurts

A new report says that the majority of killings of land and environmental leaders last year took... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

LatAm Deadliest Region for Environmental Defenders: Report

The Guatemala Interior Ministry’s withdrawal of police assigned to the CICIG, its... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Guatemala President Uses Interior Ministry to Weaken Anti-Graft Body