Colombia's Peace Process Stumbles as Gaitanista Ceasefire Ends
The end of a ceasefire with Colombia's largest criminal group, the AGC, is a serious body blow to hopes for peace.
High-ranking officials from the former government of President Danilo Medina in the Dominican Republic continue to fall.
Nelson Alexander Flores Pacheco, alias "Mula", was the liaison between the Mexican Mafia and the MS13 in Tijuana, Mexico.
The resignation of Venezuela's Oil Minister, Tareck El Aissami, after the arrest of a close ally may precede a sensational fall.
Does the discovery of a second narco-submarine in Spain mean that more such vessels have been carrying drugs across the Atlantic?…
A dozen people are dead in Peru since February amid escalating violence involving the Shining Path guerrilla group.
The complex history of the "drug war" in Mexico is hindering its collaboration with the US on the synthetic opioid, fentanyl.
The state of Tamaulipas may not top Mexico's violence rankings, but the Gulf Cartel's fragmentation is raising concerns.
A report on the global cocaine trade has revealed how cocaine purity is rising in Europe and how Africa is struggling to stop a flood of the drug.
The Northeast Cartel has established almost complete dominance of criminal economies in Mexico's border city of Nuevo Laredo.
Australia and New Zealand are the most expensive cocaine markets in the world. For the Sinaloa Cartel, it's worth the trek.
Coca cultivation remains concentrated in the Andes, but escalating seizures suggest it could eventually be successful elsewhere.
As the Monos fragment, Argentina is trying new strategies to reduce the violence in Rosario.
This week, InSight Crime co-director Jeremy McDermott was the featured guest on the Americas Quarterly podcast, where he provided an expert overview of the changing dynamics…
Last week, InSight Crime published its ranking of Venezuela’s ten organized crime groups to accompany the launch of the Venezuela Organized Crime Observatory. Read…
This week, InSight Crime co-founder, Jeremy McDermott, was among experts featured in an El País podcast on the progress of Colombia’s nascent peace process.
This week, InSight Crime’s Co-director Jeremy McDermott was interviewed by the Associated Press on developments in Haiti as the country continues its prolonged collapse. McDermott’s words were republished around the world,…
Last week, InSight Crime published an investigation charting the story of Desafío, a 28-year-old Barrio 18 gang member who is desperate to escape gang life. But there’s one problem: he’s…