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COLOMBIA / 4 AUG 2023

Leader Iván Márquez’s latest resurrection improves the Second Marquetalia's prospects, but the EMC approaches peace talks from a stronger position.

BARRIO 18 / 4 AUG 2023

Military crackdowns and mass trials show that there's no end in sight in El Salvador's anti-gang state of exception.

COCAINE / 3 AUG 2023

A new book by journalist Deborah Bonello examines the roles women play in organized crime and argues that their participation…

ELITES AND CRIME / 2 AUG 2023

The Meleán crime family once ruled over Zulia, Venezuela, but their patriarch's death led to a series of murders that…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 1 AUG 2023

An annual review of Brazil's security landscape paints a highly pessimistic outlook for the country's criminal woes.

BOLIVIA / 31 JUL 2023

Sebastián Marset, a drug trafficker from Uruguay, is on the run after he was found living under a false identity…

COLOMBIA / 28 JUL 2023

Three cases in recent weeks highlight how Colombian groups continue to dominate loansharking schemes across Central and South America…

ELITES AND CRIME / 27 JUL 2023

Venezuelan ranchers are getting their cattle stolen or killed by gangs supported by the very officials meant to supervise the…

BRAZIL / 26 JUL 2023

On paper, Latin American governments are fighting back against the shark fin trade. In reality, the massacre continues.

EL SALVADOR / 25 JUL 2023

As Latin American governments consider whether to emulate El Salvador, voices of dissent are getting crowded up.

COCAINE / 24 JUL 2023

Cocaine traffickers in Venezuela are exploiting a new route to the Caribbean Sea through the state of Monagas.

CYBERCRIME / 21 JUL 2023

Imitation scams using deepfakes are one of the ways that organized crime will seek to use machine learning to enhance…

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