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COCAINE / 17 NOV 2022

InSight Crime sat down with Suriname's President Chan Santokhi to discuss the multiple criminal challenges ahead for the country.

HOMICIDES / 17 NOV 2022

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

FENTANYL / 16 NOV 2022

Mexico’s two most powerful organized crime groups are reportedly sourcing precursor chemicals from the same suppliers to produce fentanyl.

CHILE / 16 NOV 2022

The capture of Tren de Aragua members will test if Peru and Chile’s prisons can hold this dangerous gang.

HOMICIDES / 15 NOV 2022

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

FENTANYL / 14 NOV 2022

Many American users, perhaps the majority, now realize when they’re consuming illicit fentanyl. This has changed the way they look…

ELITES AND CRIME / 11 NOV 2022

The Venezuelan government has placed and rogue mining gangs in its crosshairs, as the military is deployed in Bolívar.

ELITES AND CRIME / 11 NOV 2022

Sanctions are turning the screw on Haiti's major gangs and leaders, who fuel constant violence in the country.

FEATURED / 10 NOV 2022

The threat of fentanyl in Mexico is growing, yet a lack of comprehensive data collection means the problem is unseen…

ARGENTINA / 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…

ARGENTINA / 8 NOV 2022

In Argentina, Telegram is becoming the go-to method for finding drugs on the street level as dealers and consumers seek…

ECUADOR / 7 NOV 2022

The transfers of top gang leaders from prison to prison in Ecuador often precede outbreaks of horrifying violence.

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