Chris Dalby

Military Arsenals Provide Convenient Source of Weapons for Latin American Gangs

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 4 OCT 2022

Corruption, no supervision, and poor legislation have led to Latin American military weapons ending up in criminal hands.

Uruguay Passport Scandals Force Reckoning About Government Corruption

ELITES AND CRIME / 30 SEP 2022

A number of scandals involving officials within the government have raised concerns about rising corruption in Uruguay.

Bolsonaro vs. Lula - Dueling Visions of Crime, Security, and the Amazon in Brazil

BRAZIL / 29 SEP 2022

Brazil is facing a presidential election that could genuinely reshape its criminal landscape. How do Bolsonaro and Lula compare?…

France Dealing with Influx of Cocaine from Caribbean Territories

CARIBBEAN / 26 SEP 2022

The cocaine coming from France's territories of Guadeloupe, Martinique, and French Guiana to its mainland have doubled.

Can Uruguay Adapt to Its New Role in International Drug Trade?

COCAINE / 15 SEP 2022

Uruguay is becoming an increasingly popular stop along the cocaine pipeline to Europe. But authorities are struggling to respond.

Paraguay Relies on Contraband Brazil Fights So Hard to Stop

BRAZIL / 6 SEP 2022

Brazil’s anti-contraband operations on the Paraguay border are upsetting Paraguayans and doing little to stop smuggling.

Behind the Manhunt for Sebastián Marset, Founder of the First Uruguayan Cartel

ELITES AND CRIME / 31 AUG 2022

Is Uruguay ready to bring down its first serious criminal threat, the Primer Cartel Uruguayo, and its founder, Sebastián Marset?…

Paraguay's Manhunt for Missing Brazilian Prisoners Continues

PARAGUAY / 15 AUG 2022

Paraguay has seen yet another prison escape, with dozens of inmates fleeing. How can this end?…

Why is Brazil’s Highway Police Suddenly Killing So Many People?

BRAZIL / 9 AUG 2022

Under President Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's highway police seems to have become a brutal instrument of death.

Could Paraguay’s Untouchable Former President, Horacio Cartes, Finally Fall?

ELITES AND CRIME / 23 JUL 2022

Pressure from the US and at home may finally strip away the impunity enjoyed by Paraguay's powerful former president, Horacio Cartes.

Who Are Ecuador's Newest, Bloodthirstiest Prison Gang?

ECUADOR / 21 JUL 2022

Ecuador's complicated gang violence has been worsened by the bloody rise of R7, a small-time but brutal gang.

Where in the World Will Brazil's Pablo Escobar End Up Next?

BRAZIL / 12 JUL 2022

Sergio Roberto de Carvalho, or Brazil's Pablo Escobar, has finally been brought down. Several countries want to have the privilege of taking him to trial.

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Extensive Coverage of our Chronicles of a Cartel Bodyguard

23 SEP 2022

Our recent investigation, A Cartel Bodyguard in Mexico’s 'Hot Land', has received extensive media coverage.

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InSight Crime, American University Host Illegal Fishing Panel

19 SEP 2022

InSight Crime and the Center for Latin American & Latino Studies (CLALS) at American University discussed the findings of a joint investigation on IUU fishing at a September 9 conference.

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Impact on the Media Landscape

9 SEP 2022

InSight Crime’s first investigation on the Dominican Republic made an immediate impact on the Dominican media landscape, with major news outlets republishing and reprinting our findings, including in …

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InSight Crime Sharpens Its Skills

2 SEP 2022

Last week, the InSight Crime team gathered for our annual retreat in Colombia, where we discussed our vision and strategy for the next 12 months.  During the week, we also learned how to…

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Colombia’s Fragile Path to Peace Begins to Take Shape

26 AUG 2022

InSight Crime is charting the progress of President Gustavo Petro’s agenda as he looks to revolutionize Colombia’s security policy, opening dialogue with guerrillas, reforming the military and police, and…