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Guatemala Attorney General Consuelo Porras’ has requested that the country’s legislature... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

New Guatemala AG Puts Jimmy Morales in Her Crosshairs

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

Mexico's voters eager for practical solutions to tackle the country's record-high homicide rate... ReadLeer
/ Homicides

Four Takeaways From Mexico’s Presidential Debate

InSight Crime's co-director Jeremy McDermott and Senior Investigator Deborah Bonello dug into our... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Weekly InSight: Colombia’s ‘Invisibles’ – the New Generation of Drug Traffickers

Drug trafficking has long embedded itself in Colombia’s civil conflict, hiding among, and... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

The ‘Invisibles’: Colombia’s New Generation of Drug Traffickers

The justice and prison systems have managed to preserve the lives of the powerful once they are... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

In Guatemala’s VIP Prisons, the Powerful Are Safe and Committing Crimes

A new study of the Zetas’ operations in northern Mexico offers a detailed examination of the... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

New Study Offers Insight Into Zeta Tyranny

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

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

Diana Urbina Soto, Juan Orlando Hernández, and Arnaldo Urbina Soto at campaign event.
In our October 19 Facebook Live session, Co-director Steven Dudley and Senior Investigator Deborah... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Weekly InSight: The Urbina Soto Family Fiefdom in Honduras

Hundreds of indigenous people, including children, are trafficked each year across Ecuador
Hundreds of indigenous people, including children, across Ecuador are being trafficked each year... ReadLeer
/ Ecuador

Shame Silences Ecuador’s Indigenous People Trafficked for Sex