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ELITES AND CRIME / 4 JAN 2016

Honduras' Foreign Ministry confirmed that the United States government has requested the extradition of Jaime Rosenthal, marking the next step in the US money laundering investigation of one of the…

CIACS / 1 JAN 2016

At the end of each year, InSight Crime gazes into the crystal ball and seeks to make predictions on where organized crime is going to find particularly fertile ground in…

BRAZIL / 31 DEC 2015

Welcome to InSight Crime's Game Changers 2015, where we highlight the year's most important trends in organized crime in Latin America and the Caribbean. This year saw some potentially game…

EL SALVADOR / 29 DEC 2015

Revista Factum has obtained access to emails written by the businessman Jose Aquiles Enrique Rais Lopez. He is the owner of El Salvador's waste management company MIDES, and of a…

CHEPE DIABLO / 24 DEC 2015

In this article, the role of El Salvador Attorney General Luis Martinez in obstructing investigations into the Texis Cartel, and its supposed leader "Chepe Diablo," come under scrutiny…

ELITES AND CRIME / 17 DEC 2015

US authorities have blacklisted two media outlets linked to the mysterious Mexico drug cartel Los Cuinis, an action that could finally throw this secretive criminal group into the spotlight. …

CARTEL DE LOS SOLES / 16 DEC 2015

The United States Department of Justice will formally indict several high level Venezuelan government officials, including the head of the National Guard and former Drug Czar, for drug trafficking…

ELITES AND CRIME / 15 DEC 2015

The recent arrest of six current and former soccer bosses in Honduras reveals how deeply crime and sports intersect in the country, at a time when corruption crackdowns are taking…

ELITES AND CRIME / 13 DEC 2015

When former comedian Jimmy Morales was elected as Guatemala's president as the candidate for the Frente de Convergencia Nacional (FCN) this past October, his victory came at the conclusion of…

CARTEL DE LOS SOLES / 9 DEC 2015

According to a report by ABC España, the United States plans to bring formal drug trafficking charges against half a dozen high-ranking Venezuelan military officials, including multiple…

ELITES AND CRIME / 8 DEC 2015

A former national judge from Honduras' special court system designed to handle high profile cases against gangs and members of organized crime has been found guilty for accepting a bribe,…

ELITES AND CRIME / 5 DEC 2015

The US Department of Justice indicted an additional sixteen Latin American soccer officials on corruption charges, shedding more light on a complex network involving multiple sports media companies that agreed…

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InSight Crime Tackles Illegal Fishing

15 OCT 2021

In October, InSight Crime and American University’s Center for Latin American and Latino Studies (CLALS) began a year-long project on illegal, unreported, unregulated (IUU) fishing in…

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InSight Crime Featured in Handbook for Reporting on Organized Crime

8 OCT 2021

In late September, the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) published an excerpt of its forthcoming guide on reporting organized crime in Indonesia.

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Probing Organized Crime in Haiti

1 OCT 2021

InSight Crime has made it a priority to investigate organized crime in Haiti, where an impotent state is reeling after the July assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, coupled with an…

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Emergency First Aid in Hostile Environments

24 SEP 2021

At InSight Crime's annual treat, we ramped up hostile environment and emergency first aid training for our 40-member staff, many of whom conduct on-the-ground investigations in dangerous corners of the region.

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Series on Environmental Crime in the Amazon Generates Headlines

17 SEP 2021

InSight Crime and the Igarapé Institute have been delighted at the response to our joint investigation into environmental crimes in the Colombian Amazon. Coverage of our chapters dedicated to illegal mining…