All About Elites and Crime

CACHIROS / 15 OCT 2015

Authorities in Honduras have seized over a dozen assets belonging to the Rosenthal family, again raising questions of whether authorities are moving too quickly following a US indictment charging one…

CACHIROS / 13 OCT 2015

One of Honduras' biggest banks is to be liquidated as a result of the money laundering investigation into the powerful Rosenthal family, raising concerns over due process and how the scandal…

CACHIROS / 9 OCT 2015

One of the Honduran elites accused by US authorities of money laundering, Yani Rosenthal, has spoken publicly to deny his family's alleged links to drug trafficking, as one Honduras' wealthiest and…

CACHIROS / 8 OCT 2015

In early June, four months before the US released an indictment against Jaime Rosenthal and three others, InSight Crime sat down with Jaime and his daughter to discuss why one…

CACHIROS / 7 OCT 2015

The United States has unsealed an indictment for money laundering against four Honduran nationals, including Jaime Rosenthal Oliva, a former vice president who is one of the country’s foremost…

BRAZIL / 7 OCT 2015

Brazil’s top electoral authority is investigating President Dilma Rousseff for receiving illicit campaign financing from the state-owned oil company, which could implicate the embattled leader in the massive Petrobras corruption…

CARTEL DE LOS SOLES / 7 OCT 2015

While it may seem like a direct affront to Venezuela's government, the United States' indictments against two former high-level Venezuela police officials for drug trafficking seems like a more tactical…

CACHIROS / 7 OCT 2015

United States authorities arrested Yankel Rosenthal, a former government minister and president of the Honduras soccer club Marathon, which is owned by one of Honduras’ wealthiest and politically connected…

ELITES AND CRIME / 6 OCT 2015

The former private secretary to Guatemala's vice president, who was wanted in the "La Linea" corruption scandal, has turned himself in, giving prosecutors another tremendous witness to build their cases…

ELITES AND CRIME / 30 SEP 2015

An alleged top member of the customs fraud ring in Guatemala known as "La Linea" has incriminated former President Otto Perez Molina and Vice President Roxana Baldetti, an ominous sign…

CARTEL DE LOS SOLES / 28 SEP 2015

A Venezuelan survey indicates a growing percentage of Venezuela's population thinks state institutions are carrying out and facilitating organized crime activities.

BRAZIL / 23 SEP 2015

“From boardrooms to battlefields and churches to states, why being in charge isn't what it used to be,” reads the front cover of best-selling book “The End of Power.” The…

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Gender and Investigative Techniques Focus of Workshops

26 NOV 2021

On November 23-24, InSight Crime conducted a workshop called “How to Cover Organized Crime: Investigation Techniques and A Focus on Gender.” The session convened reporters and investigators from a dozen…

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InSight Crime Names Two New Board Members

19 NOV 2021

In recent weeks, InSight Crime added two new members to its board. Joy Olson is the former executive director of the Washington Office on Latin America…

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Senate Commission in Paraguay Cites InSight Crime

12 NOV 2021

InSight Crime’s reporting and investigations often reach the desks of diplomats, security officials and politicians. The latest example occurred in late October during a commission of Paraguay's Senate that tackled…

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Backing Investigative Journalism Around the Globe

5 NOV 2021

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…

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Tracking Dirty Money and Tren de Aragua

29 OCT 2021

InSight Crime was delighted to support investigative reporting in the Americas through a workshop with our friends at Connectas, a non-profit journalism initiative that facilitates collaboration…