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ANALYSIS

Canada Marijuana Legalization Puts Spotlight on LatAm Drug Policy

CANADA / 17 OCT 2018

Recreational marijuana in Canada is now officially legal, and while the decision is unlikely have a significant impact on Latin America’s black market, it could trigger a shift towards more…

CANADA / 15 FEB 2018

Recent reports highlight a loophole in Canada’s laws that could facilitate money laundering by Latin American crime groups, particularly if the United States and other countries take action to close…

CANADA / 16 OCT 2017

US authorities have arrested a Honduran national for allegedly smuggling several migrants from Central America and Mexico into the United States from Canada, highlighting a rarely seen variation in…

CANADA / 26 DEC 2016

In less than a decade, the Jalisco Cartel - New Generation (CJNG) has transformed into one of the most prolific and violent drug trafficking organizations in the world. From a small…

CANADA / 12 SEP 2014

After a spate of killings targeting Canadian drug traffickers in Mexico, there have been several indications that some of Canada's criminal groups have now stabilized their drug supply chain and…

CANADA / 22 AUG 2014

Canada drug trafficker Jimmy Cournoyer has been sentenced to 27 years in prison, marking the end of a billion-dollar transnational marijuana empire with ties to Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, Italian mafia…

CANADA / 16 JAN 2013

US court documents reveal details of a cocaine and marijuana trafficking ring linking Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel to Canadian and New York mafias, and the Hells Angels motorbike gang.

CANADA / 2 MAY 2012

The murder of a Canadian crime boss in Mexico illustrates the troubling links between criminal organizations in the two countries.

CANADA / 19 JAN 2012

The story behind the murder of a Canadian citizen in Sinaloa, Mexico, reveals how far links between organized crime networks in Canada and Mexico have been broken up by aggressive…

About InSight Crime

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InSight Crime’s Greater Focus on US-Mexico Border

20 JUL 2021

InSight Crime has decided to turn many of its investigative resources towards understanding and chronicling the criminal dynamics along the US-Mexico border.

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Key Arrests and Police Budget Increases Due to InSight Crime Investigations

8 JUL 2021

With Memo Fantasma’s arrest, InSight Crime has proven that our investigations can and will uncover major criminal threats in the Americas.

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Organized Crime’s Influence on Gender-Based Violence

30 JUN 2021

InSight Crime investigator Laura N. Ávila spoke on organized crime and gender-based violence at the launch of a research project by the United Nations Development Programme.

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Conversation with Paraguay Judicial Operators on PCC

24 JUN 2021

InSight Crime Co-director Steven Dudley formed part of a panel attended by over 500 students, all of whom work in Paraguay's judicial system.

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Combating Environmental Crime in Colombia

15 JUN 2021

InSight Crime presented findings from an investigation into the main criminal activities fueling environmental destruction in Colombia.