A high-profile prisoner swap raises hopes of improving US-Venezuela relations and abilities to tackle organized crime.
Colombian guerrillas evolved from seeing Venezuela as a safe place to retreat to seeing it as a full-blown expansion of their criminal activities.
Colombian rebels had long been welcome in Venezuela but now, they have arrived in force, bringing conflict with them.
Outgoing governor of Tamaulipas, Francisco Javier García Cabeza de Vaca, is about to lose immunity from an arrest warrant.
A number of scandals involving officials within the government have raised concerns about rising corruption in Uruguay.
Brazil is facing a presidential election that could genuinely reshape its criminal landscape. How do Bolsonaro and Lula compare?…
As world leaders met for the United Nations General Assembly, Latin American presidents expressed various concerns about organized crime.
Corruption and a lack of traceability allow military munitions to flow into the hands of criminals in Paraguay.
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.
InSight Crime charts the history of cocaine from agricultural extract to the basis of global criminal empires.