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ARGENTINA / 14 AUG 2015

The trial in Argentina for the murder of a Colombian guerrilla turned top level narco may have left more questions than answers but has demonstrated how Colombian drug traffickers have…

ARGENTINA / 7 AUG 2015

Judicial officials in Argentina are sounding the alarm over the spread of drug trafficking and organized crime in the country, a rare admission from authorities of the country's growing role…

BARRIO 18 / 12 JUN 2015

A new report reveals the presence of street gangs or "maras" from the Northern Triangle in Costa Rica, while recent trends in the country's criminal dynamics suggests the influence of…

CRIMINAL MIGRATION / 19 MAY 2015

Two leaders of Spain's Basque separatist group hiding out in Venezuela allegedly receive salaries from state entities, marking the latest accusations that the Venezuelan government aids and abets terrorist organizations.

ARGENTINA / 8 MAY 2015

Investigators in Argentina believe police officers and former members of Peru's Shining Path guerrillas are behind the recent kidnapping of a wealthy businessman, raising concerns that the country’s kidnapping groups…

CRIMINAL MIGRATION / 21 APR 2015

A judge in Peru has ordered the preliminary detention of a suspect who allegedly helped the mafia in Italy traffic cocaine to Europe, demonstrating how growing ties between Latin America…

ARGENTINA / 14 APR 2015

A neighborhood in Buenos Aires has been caught in the crosshairs of a battle between Peruvian, Paraguayan, and Colombian drug gangs in an illustration of the impact a growing domestic…

BARRIO AZTECA / 9 APR 2015

US authorities have arrested nearly 1000 gang members in a nationwide sweep called "Project Wildfire," amid evidence that the gangs have links to Mexican drug cartels which could indicate the…

ARGENTINA / 24 MAR 2015

A report on the drug trade in Argentina offers new evidence of the country’s role in cocaine production, alleging that capital city Buenos Aires is home to numerous cocaine laboratories…

BRAZIL / 12 DEC 2014

Criminal groups in Latin America's Southern Cone are increasingly focused on feeding the region's domestic market for drugs, rather than exporting cocaine overseas. Up until now, Paraguay's prominent drug traffickers…

BOLIVIA / 8 DEC 2014

A top security official in Bolivia has indicated stolen US planes are used to traffic drugs in the eastern border region, however this revelation -- if true – has little…

COLOMBIA / 5 DEC 2014

Police in Spain have dismantled a multinational drug trafficking network led by Colombians that is the latest example of how traffickers use sophisticated chemical processes to disguise cocaine shipments.

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InSight Crime’s latest investigation into a case of corruption within Guatemala's social security agency linked to the deaths of patients with kidney disease made waves in…

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InSight Crime's investigation into the trafficking of illegal gold in Venezuela's Amazon region generated impact on both social media and in the press. Besides being republished and mentioned by several…

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Gender and Investigative Techniques Focus of Workshops

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On November 23-24, InSight Crime conducted a workshop called “How to Cover Organized Crime: Investigation Techniques and A Focus on Gender.” The session convened reporters and investigators from a dozen…

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InSight Crime Names Two New Board Members

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In recent weeks, InSight Crime added two new members to its board. Joy Olson is the former executive director of the Washington Office on Latin America…

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Senate Commission in Paraguay Cites InSight Crime

12 NOV 2021

InSight Crime’s reporting and investigations often reach the desks of diplomats, security officials and politicians. The latest example occurred in late October during a commission of Paraguay's Senate that tackled…