Corrupt Navy troops in Ecuador can be highly useful for drug traffickers, either to protect cocaine shipments or to simply let them pass.
Record seizures of cocaine in Portugal have raised fears Brazil's PCC may be getting increasingly involved.
Extortion in Latin America continues to bring in fortunes for criminal gangs. So how do they do it?…
Mexico has arrested one of El Chapo's sons, Ovidio, at a bitter cost. But will it make a difference to the Sinaloa Cartel?…
E-scooters are helping Argentine drug dealers avoid city traffic and get the goods to their customers on time.
The Chapitos are winning the internal war for the Sinaloa Cartel and doing it in a different way than their father ever considered.
The legalization of marijuana at the state level in the US has forced organized crime groups in Mexico to adapt and look for new markets.
Pedro Castillo, Peru's fallen maverick president, faces charges depressingly similar to four of his predecessors.
A broad state of emergency announced across Jamaica in order to rein in rising violence has met with scorn.
The escalation of El Salvador's gang crackdown in the city of Soyapango has raised severe questions as to whether gang members are really still being rooted out.
Human smugglers are leaving Haitian migrants stranded on desert islands in the channel between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.
Sanctions from the US and Canada are targeting Haiti's long history of patronage between political parties and violent gangs.