El Chapo's Sons Fight Rafael Caro Quintero's Men in Sonora, Mexico
El Chapo's sons, the Jalisco Cartel, more - a free-for-all may be happening in Sonora after the fall of Rafael Caro Quintero.
Rafael Caro Quintero's Capture in Mexico Celebrated and Overstated
Rafael Caro Quintero, Mexican drug lord and erstwhile head of the defunct Guadalajara Cartel, has been apprehended by Mexican authorities.
Have Mexico's Cartels Stopped Respecting the Catholic Church?
Despite Mexico ranking as the second-most devout Catholic country on the planet, clerics have found no salvation from extortion, beatings and even murder by organized crime. …
The Indigenous Motorcycle Gang Plaguing Mexico's Southern State of Chiapas
A motorcycle gang, known as the Motonetos, which draws its membership from Indigenous communities is terrorizing the Mexican state of Chiapas.
Powerful New Chemical Used to Cut Cocaine and Crack Found in São Paulo
A large-scale seizure of Irganox 1076 in Brazil show that this cutting agent is now being used to cut large quantities of cocaine and crack.
Jalisco Cartel Cashing in on Mexico's Illegal Cigarette Market
The Jalisco is allegedly powering the production of 12 percent of all Mexican-made illicit cigarettes, stepping up efforts across the value chain of an illegal economy now dominated by local…
Betrayals, In-Fighting, Mysteriously Vanished Leader - Is Jalisco Cartel on the Brink?
The CJNG’s reign as Mexico’s most dominant and ruthless cartel may be showing some signs of wear.
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Venezuela Coverage Receives Great Reception
Several of InSight Crime’s most recent articles about Venezuela have been well received by regional media. Our article on Venezuela’s colectivos expanding beyond their political role to control access to…
InSight Crime's Chemical Precursor Report Continues
For the second week in a row, our investigation into the flow of precursor chemicals for the manufacture of synthetic drugs in Mexico has been cited by multiple regional media…
InSight Crime’s Chemical Precursor Report Widely Cited
We are proud to see that our recently published investigation into the supply chain of chemical precursors feeding Mexico’s synthetic drug production has been warmly received.
InSight Crime’s Paraguay Election Coverage Draws Attention
InSight Crime looked at the various anti-organized crime policies proposed by the candidates in Paraguay’s presidential election, which was won on April 30 by Santiago Peña. Our pre-election coverage was cited…