All About Displacement

DISPLACEMENT / 7 DEC 2015

How drug violence turned one municipality in Mexico's turbulent southwest state of Guerrero into a ghost town.

DISPLACEMENT / 12 OCT 2015

A new report states that organized crime remains a major source of internal displacement in Mexico, but experts and victims say the government continues to ignore the problem. …

BARRIO 18 / 2 SEP 2015

El Salvador experienced the most violent month since the country's civil war in August, which alongside reports of forced displacement by gang members suggest the security situation is increasingly resembling…

DISPLACEMENT / 25 JUN 2015

The number of Central American child migrants detained in Mexico increased by nearly 50 percent during the first part of 2015, suggesting high levels of gang violence in the Northern…

COLOMBIA / 7 MAY 2015

An estimated 12 percent of Colombia's population has been displaced as a result of violence perpetrated by guerrilla groups and criminal organizations, making it the country with the second highest…

DISPLACEMENT / 26 FEB 2015

It's Honduras' industrial capital and second most important city. Nevertheless, national and international organizations say it's among the most violent places in the world. …

DISPLACEMENT / 15 JAN 2015

According to media reports in El Salvador, dozens of families abandoned their homes in a small coastal town due to threats from the MS13 gang, an example of how organized…

COLOMBIA / 10 DEC 2014

A new United Nations report provides some sense of the scale of Colombia's conflict since rebel group the FARC began peace talks with the government in 2012, as negotiations reinitiated…

BRAZIL / 26 AUG 2014

As Brazil works to project the image of a nation that is effectively addressing security challenges in its major cities, one important indicator -- internal displacement -- is being overlooked. …

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 25 JUL 2014

Hundreds of thousands of people in Mexico have been internally displaced due to violence perpetrated by organized crime groups but the majority have yet to receive adequate assistance from Mexican…

CRIMINAL MIGRATION / 26 JUN 2014

Why is Latin America and the Caribbean so violent? InSight Crime Co-director Steven Dudley gave his answer at a recent conference on organized crime and displacement in the region.

BARRIO 18 / 23 JUN 2014

Rival politicians, and some press accounts, blame what they call the Obama administration’s lenient policy towards immigrant youth for luring thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America…

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Backing Investigative Journalism Around the Globe

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InSight Crime was a proud supporter of this year's Global Investigative Journalism Conference, which took place November 1 through November 5 and convened nearly 2,000 journalists…