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HOMICIDES / 10 FEB 2011

As both Venezuela’s government and the opposition battle over the significance of the country’s rising murder rate, neither side seems…

COLOMBIA / 10 FEB 2011

In a signal of the growing power of Colombia's drug-trafficking criminal bands, or BACRIMs, the Miami Attorney General's Office…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 9 FEB 2011

Members of the Peruvian armed forces continue to sell weapons to Colombian guerrillas, a Peruvian congressman told press,…

HOMICIDES / 9 FEB 2011

Perhaps the most startling thing about the latest Trans-Border Institute's (TBI) report on violence in Mexico is not…

CARSI / 9 FEB 2011

Top State Department official William Brownfield is expected to announce plans for a new, large-scale Central American security strategy in…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 9 FEB 2011

In videos released by the New York City mayor's office, hidden cameras recorded how easy it is to buy guns…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 8 FEB 2011

Global Financial Integrity, a branch of the Washington, D.C.-based Center for International Policy, released a new…

HONDURAS / 8 FEB 2011

Honduras, a longtime source of victims for human traffickers seeking to exploit women and children from rural areas, is seeing…

COLOMBIA / 8 FEB 2011

The drug-trafficking bands competing for territory near the Colombia's Caribbean coast may be willing to negotiate their surrender to…

CYBERCRIME / 8 FEB 2011

Organized criminals long ago diversified their portfolios, entering lucrative side businesses such as piracy. But groups like the Familia Michoacana…

PERU / 8 FEB 2011

The game of cat and mouse between the Peruvian security forces and the country's chief rebel group may be having…

JALISCO CARTEL / 7 FEB 2011

InSight continues to decode the narco-messages, grenade attacks, narco-blockades and other events pouring from the suddenly embattled state of Jalisco.

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