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Migrants crossing the Darién Gap between Colombia and Panama face extortion, rape, violence, and being forced to carry drugs.
A lack of regulation surrounding how crypto-currencies are used by organized crime has left Latin America dangerously exposed.
Authorities in the United States have sanctioned a Mexican criminal group for trafficking illicit fentanyl into the country.
Feuding guerrilla factions for control of Colombia’s coca-rich southern state of Putumayo continue to claim dozens of lives.
Wildlife traffickers in Mexico are taking advantage of the social media marketplace, placing some of Mexico’s endangered species in peril.
Ecuadorean prison authorities quietly released Dritan Rexhepi, Albania's most notorious cocaine trafficker, last year.
InSight Crime sat down with Suriname's President Chan Santokhi to discuss the multiple criminal challenges ahead for the country.
Hidalgo, Mexico faces a rise in violence connected to a parallel increase in oil theft.
Mexico’s two most powerful organized crime groups are reportedly sourcing precursor chemicals from the same suppliers to produce fentanyl.
The capture of Tren de Aragua members will test if Peru and Chile’s prisons can hold this dangerous gang.
Villa Española and Peñarol in Uruguay’s capital, Montevideo, have become the center of fighting between local drug trafficking gangs.
Many American users, perhaps the majority, now realize when they’re consuming illicit fentanyl. This has changed the way they look…