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Vigilantes in Haiti have killed around 100 people in an explosive response to the lack of progress against rampant organized crime.
While blame directed at the US is well-founded, more complete data is needed on US firearms' dominance in the Caribbean.
Haiti’s criminal landscape has been shaped by the country's longstanding political instability and economic challenges.
Gang leader Vitel’Homme Innocent has risen quickly in Haiti's criminal landscape. Now he's linked with the murder of former president Jovenel Moïse.
Rural gangs are disrupting food production in Haiti, with attacks in rural areas sowing fear among local populations.
New arrests in the case of the murder of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse suggest about whether access to state contracts were the motive.
InSight Crime's 2022 Homicide Round-Up covers more countries than ever before, with a major expansion into nations of the Caribbean.
A new report points out how the success rate in fighting money laundering across Latin America varies widely from country to country.
Countries across Latin America continue to make stubbornly little progress in the fight against corruption.
Haiti's security crisis is about to see another major evolution as gangs look to become the de facto authority in much of the country.
As American-made guns continue to flood the Caribbean, heads of state are demanding that the US do more to stem the flow of weapons.
InSight Crime's GameChangers 2022 looks back at the most consequential criminal stories across Latin America this year.
22 SEP 2023
This week InSight Crime investigators Sara García and María Fernanda Ramírez led a discussion of the challenges posed by Colombian President Gustavo Petro’s “Total Peace” plan within urban contexts. The…
15 SEP 2023
InSight Crime’s work on emerging coca cultivation in Honduras, Guatemala, and Venezuela was cited in the Colombian government’s…
8 SEP 2023
Investigators Victoria Dittmar and María Fernanda Ramírez discussed InSight Crime’s recent investigation of a massacre in Honduras’ only women’s prison in a Twitter Spaces event on…
1 SEP 2023
Leading Mexican media outlet El Universal featured our most recent investigation, “The Geography of Human Trafficking on the US-Mexico Border,” on the front page of its August 30…
25 AUG 2023
This week, Jeremy McDermott, co-director of InSight Crime, was interviewed by La Sexta, a Spanish television channel, about the situation of extreme violence and insecurity in Ecuador…