To Desafio, the Barrio 18 gang in Honduras was everything. It provided a family, a sense of belonging. Until his life grew increasingly violent.
Extortion in Latin America continues to bring in fortunes for criminal gangs. So how do they do it?…
The US is losing allies in Latin America just as production of cocaine, fentanyl, and other synthetic drugs is going through the roof.
Honduras declared a state of exception as extortion cases rise, suspending constitutional rights in cities and deploying thousands of troops.
Honduras has freed dozens of individuals tied to organized crime a year after reforming its money laundering law.
Corruption, no supervision, and poor legislation have led to Latin American military weapons ending up in criminal hands.
Extortion in the Northern Triangle is predominantly done from prisons, yet prison populations have been on the rise.
As world leaders met for the United Nations General Assembly, Latin American presidents expressed various concerns about organized crime.
Synthetic drugs like methamphetamine, fentanyl, and ecstasy are reshaping Latin America's drug trade.
The case of a Honduran broker who laundered cartel money has shed light on the importance of US banks.
The US government has added dozens of individuals to a list of allegedly corrupt actors in Central America.
Son of former Honduras President Porfirio “Pepe” Lobo Sosa by a well-armed commando has shocked the country.
When brothers Seth and Roberto Paisano Wood were released from prison and returned to their hometown of Brus Laguna, in northeastern Honduras…