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What Lies Behind Jamaica's Perpetual Loop of States of Emergency?

NEWS / 8 DEC 2022

A broad state of emergency announced across Jamaica in order to rein in rising violence has met with scorn.

Capture of Hell Troop Leader Could Mean Trouble Brewing in Tamaulipas, Mexico

NEWS / 1 DEC 2022

Nuevo Laredo was set ablaze following the capture of a Northeast Cartel leader. But what does this mean for the city's criminal dynamics?…

Ecuador Prison Quietly Released Top Albanian Cocaine Kingpin

NEWS / 18 NOV 2022

Ecuadorean prison authorities quietly released Dritan Rexhepi, Albania's most notorious cocaine trafficker, last year.

Violence Rising in Hidalgo, Mexico's Oil Theft Center

NEWS / 17 NOV 2022

Hidalgo, Mexico faces a rise in violence connected to a parallel increase in oil theft.

Uruguay's Gang Wars Worsen in Montevideo Neighborhoods

NEWS / 15 NOV 2022

Villa Española and Peñarol in Uruguay’s capital, Montevideo, have become the center of fighting between local drug trafficking gangs.

Why Are Murders Spreading Across Argentina's Most Violent City?

NEWS / 8 NOV 2022

Argentina’s most violent city, Rosario, looks set to beat its homicide record set one decade ago. But the city’s criminal landscape has drastically changed.  …

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