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A government raid on an illegal gold mine in northern Brazil freed 39 people working in conditions... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Brazil’s Dirty List – Not Making a Dent in Modern Slavery

The discovery of 17 shark carcasses discarded in a landfill in Chile indicates that illegal fishing... ReadLeer
/ Chile

Mako Sharks Gutted and Tossed on a Chilean Landfill

A flu vaccine in Mexico has become the latest drug to emerge on Latin America’s burgeoning black... ReadLeer
/ Contraband

Stolen Flu Vaccines Show Mexico’s Black Market Adapted to Coronavirus Demand

Political assassinations have marred successive Brazilian elections but the pace of these killings... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Why Have Political Assassinations More Than Doubled in Brazil?

The staff at InSight Crime was awarded the prestigious Simón Bolívar national journalism prize in... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

InSight Crime’s ‘Memo Fantasma’ Investigation Wins Simón Bolívar National Journalism Prize

A drug kitchen was openly run by inmates inside Paraguay’s biggest prison, Tacumbú, in one of... ReadLeer
/ Cocaine

Cooking Cocaine in Full View of Guards at Paraguay’s Largest Prison

Fisherman are denouncing increased piracy around Lake Valencia in northern Venezuela, which is... ReadLeer
/ Environmental Crime

Pirates of the Lake – Gangs Prey on Venezuelan Fishermen

The discovery of a fossil trafficking network in Brazil’s northeastern state of Ceará has shone... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Stealing an Entire Dinosaur – Thieves Loot Brazil’s Precious Fossils

The charges of embezzlement and money laundering faced by Flávio Bolsonaro may be the first... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

From Sons to Ex-Wife, Corruption Scandals Plague Brazil President’s Family

In early 2009, Steven Dudley was in Medellín, Colombia. His assignment: speak to a jailed... ReadLeer
/ Featured

InSight Crime – Ten Years of Investigating Organized Crime in the Americas

In what appears to be a show of support from Washington for Guatemala’s anti-corruption fight, US... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Is Washington Taking Corruption in Guatemala Seriously Again?

Salvadoran authorities recently claimed that an anti-gang campaign has led to thousands of weapons... ReadLeer
/ Arms Trafficking

El Salvador Seizing Thousands of Guns but Flow of Weapons Continues