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Dutch authorities have seized three Mexican drug loads at Schiphol Airport, marking a new trafficking trend for Europe.
East and Southern Africa are receiving much larger cocaine shipments from South America than previously imagined.
Ecuadorean prison authorities quietly released Dritan Rexhepi, Albania's most notorious cocaine trafficker, last year.
Bolivia's cocaine trade is on the up. Originally a coca leaf cultivator, Bolivia has moved to cocaine production.
Dominican officials have banned 12 Haitian gang leaders and one of its top politicians from entering the country.
Chile has recently seized several new psychoactive substances (NPS), highlighting the growing diversity of its drug markets.
Synthetic drugs like methamphetamine, fentanyl, and ecstasy are reshaping Latin America's drug trade.
Brazil's city of Rio de Janeiro is suffering a major security crisis, as gender and religion affect organized crime in the city.
InSight Crime charts the history of cocaine from agricultural extract to the basis of global criminal empires.
Portugal has seized a blizzard of cocaine in recent months, underscoring the country's role as a major drug hub.
Uruguay has made Latin America's largest ever seizure of European methamphetamine, marking a new phase in drug trafficking dynamics.
A US request has led Guatemala to dismantle a prolific human smuggling ring that smuggled migrants to the United States.
22 SEP 2023
This week InSight Crime investigators Sara García and María Fernanda Ramírez led a discussion of the challenges posed by Colombian President Gustavo Petro’s “Total Peace” plan within urban contexts. The…
15 SEP 2023
InSight Crime’s work on emerging coca cultivation in Honduras, Guatemala, and Venezuela was cited in the Colombian government’s…
8 SEP 2023
Investigators Victoria Dittmar and María Fernanda Ramírez discussed InSight Crime’s recent investigation of a massacre in Honduras’ only women’s prison in a Twitter Spaces event on…
1 SEP 2023
Leading Mexican media outlet El Universal featured our most recent investigation, “The Geography of Human Trafficking on the US-Mexico Border,” on the front page of its August 30…
25 AUG 2023
This week, Jeremy McDermott, co-director of InSight Crime, was interviewed by La Sexta, a Spanish television channel, about the situation of extreme violence and insecurity in Ecuador…