Gabrielle Gorder

Politicians, Businesses in Deforestation Free-For-All in Guaviare, Colombia

COLOMBIA / 21 FEB 2020

Recent investigations in Colombia have found that government leaders and landowners in Colombia's department of Guaviare have teamed up to illegally deforest the Amazon in quest for mutual profit.

'Contador' - Colombia's Sought After Patron of Cocaine

COCA / 20 FEB 2020

The arrest of suspected crime boss "El Contador," who is accused of being one of Colombia's most powerful traffickers, could further stoke violence in Nariño, a coca-rich department. …

São Paulo, Paraguay and Beyond: The PCC's Growing Power

BRAZIL / 12 FEB 2020

Over the last few years, the PCC’s continued expansion into Paraguay has seen Brazil's most powerful criminal group leave behind its roots as a prison gang to become a transnational…

After Prosecutor's Murder, Will Colombia Protect Its Anti-Crime Crusaders?

COLOMBIA / 6 FEB 2020

A murky investigation into the assassination of a leading prosecutor in Cali puts at risk the country's ability to protect the lawyers and judges investigating organized crime -- who have…

Former FARC Guerrillas Recognized as Victims of Sexual Violence in Colombia

COLOMBIA / 4 FEB 2020

A recent court decision recognizing acts of sexual violence that took place within the FARC during the armed conflict in Colombia has set a welcome precedent regarding the roles of…

Tip of the Iceberg: Former El Salvador Presidential Candidate Accused of Negotiating with Gangs

EL SALVADOR / 29 JAN 2020

The top prosecutor in El Salvador has asked congress to strip immunity from a legislator he says negotiated with gangs for political benefit during the 2014 presidential election.

Deploying Soldiers and Tanks Hasn't Helped Paraguay's Prison Crisis

CLAN ROTELA / 27 JAN 2020

Following the dramatic prison break on January 19 by members of the PCC, Paraguay’s president has once again sent military troops to the country’s penitentiaries, despite the initial military deployment…

Uruguay Navy Officers in Worrying Link to Drug Trafficking

COCAINE / 24 JAN 2020

A network of navy officials accused of providing jet fuel for aircraft transporting drugs has revealed startling corruption within Uruguay's security agencies, at a time when the South American nation…

A Death Foretold: MACCIH Shuts Down in Honduras

ELITES AND CRIME / 22 JAN 2020

The announcement that a regional anti-corruption commission in Honduras will not continue marks the coup de grace for a body that had little chance of retaining its power after getting…

Was 'Señor T' One of Colombia’s Invisible Drug Traffickers?

COLOMBIA / 21 JAN 2020

Authorities have accused Luis Del Río Jiménez, alias “el Tío,” or “Señor T,” of being a major drug trafficker with Colombian underworld ties that date back to the 1990s, when he…

Bojayá: Colombia’s First Violent Flashpoint of 2020

COLOMBIA / 16 JAN 2020

Just hours into the New Year, some 300 armed men raided a small town in the Bojayá municipality of Chocó, in northwest Colombia, where drug-related violence that plagued the region…

Guatemala’s New President Dogged by His Past and Security Challenges

ELITES AND CRIME / 14 JAN 2020

Alejandro Giammattei assumes Guatemala's presidency facing various security challenges, including drug trafficking, impunity, institutional weakness and poor law enforcement. And two notorious cases from his tenure as Guatemala's prison director in the…

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The nature of global organized crime means that while InSight Crime focuses on Latin America, we also follow criminal dynamics worldwide. InSight Crime investigator Alessandro Ford covers the connections between Latin American and European…

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InSight Crime Co-director Steven Dudley was interviewed for the podcast The Rosenberg Case: A Tale of Murder, Corruption, and Conspiracy in Guatemala, which explores the potential involvement of then president, Álvaro Colom,…