Firearms Trafficking in Honduras

22 AUG 2017

Texto para el banner: In Honduras, most homicides are committed using a firearm. This special investigations tracks how those weapons get into the hands of the killers that make this…

The Prison Dilemma in the Americas

14 DEC 2016

This series of case studies and policy reports explores how government policies, mismanagement, neglect and corruption have made the jails in the region powerful incubators of organized crime.

The MS13

14 DEC 2016

The Mara Salvatrucha (MS13) is the hemisphere's largest, most formidable and increasingly its most sophisticated street gang. This ongoing investigative series tackles its evolution from various perspectives.

Impunity Northern Triangle

14 DEC 2016

In Central America's Northern Triangle, impunity can be won with money, contacts and coercion. And the same rules apply whether you're a high-level government official or a narco “kingpin.”…

Gangs in Honduras

9 DEC 2015

Evo's Challenge: Bolivia the Drug Hub

13 OCT 2014

As Evo wins another five years in power, he faces the reality that his country is turning into a center for drug trafficking in South America. Can he stop transnational…

50 years of the FARC: War, Drugs and Revolution

26 MAY 2014

The possibility of ending nearly 50 years of civil conflict is in sight. While the vast majority of the Colombian public want to see peace, for themselves and especially for…

The Victory of the Urabeños - The New Face of Colombian Organized Crime

14 MAY 2014

The mad scramble for criminal power in the aftermath of the demobilization of the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC) is over. The Urabeños, or as they prefer to call…

About InSight Crime

THE ORGANIZATION

Unraveling the Web of Elites Connected to Organized Crime

27 JUL 2021

InSight Crime published Elites and Organized Crime in Nicaragua, a deep dive into the relationships between criminal actors and elites in that Central American nation.

THE ORGANIZATION

InSight Crime’s Greater Focus on US-Mexico Border

20 JUL 2021

InSight Crime has decided to turn many of its investigative resources towards understanding and chronicling the criminal dynamics along the US-Mexico border.

THE ORGANIZATION

Key Arrests and Police Budget Increases Due to InSight Crime Investigations

8 JUL 2021

With Memo Fantasma’s arrest, InSight Crime has proven that our investigations can and will uncover major criminal threats in the Americas.

THE ORGANIZATION

Organized Crime’s Influence on Gender-Based Violence

30 JUN 2021

InSight Crime investigator Laura N. Ávila spoke on organized crime and gender-based violence at the launch of a research project by the United Nations Development Programme.

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Conversation with Paraguay Judicial Operators on PCC

24 JUN 2021

InSight Crime Co-director Steven Dudley formed part of a panel attended by over 500 students, all of whom work in Paraguay's judicial system.