GameChangers 2022: ‘Pink Cocaine,’ Cross-Border Battles, and the Frustrating Fight Against Mafia States
InSight Crime's GameChangers 2022 looks back at the most consequential criminal stories across Latin America this year.
As world leaders met for the United Nations General Assembly, Latin American presidents expressed various concerns about organized crime.
Dominican officials have banned 12 Haitian gang leaders and one of its top politicians from entering the country.
President Luis Abinader has vowed to root out corruption in the Dominican Republic. But this is much easier said than done.
César Peralta, alias "El Abusador," became the most powerful and well-connected drug trafficker in the Dominican Republic.
The port of Caucedo, the Dominican Republic's main maritime entry point, is trying to fight back against a wave of cocaine.
A network which sexually trafficked Colombian and Venezuelan women to the Dominican Republic has been dismantled.
Seizures of military-style assault weapons in the Dominican Republic are raising concerns that criminal groups are accessing powerful firearms smuggled from the United States and elsewhere.
The Dominican Republic has dismantled a transnational cybercrime network believed to have defrauded hundreds of US citizens to the tune of more than $200 million, in just the latest example…
Dominican President Luis Abinader claims that constructing a 164-kilometer barrier along its border with Haiti will stop irregular migration and smuggling – the same claims made in the past for…
Dominican authorities recently intercepted a cocaine-laden speedboat destined for Puerto Rico – the latest in a series of maritime seizures showing a flourishing drug trade between the Dominican Republic and…
The dismantling of a drug trafficking and money laundering network implicating government officials in the Dominican Republic has presented a serious challenge to President Luis Abinader’s anti-corruption drive.