Haiti's Notorious Gang Leader, Vitel'Homme Innocent, Named in Presidential Killing
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.
Human smugglers are leaving Haitian migrants stranded on desert islands in the channel between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.
Sanctions from the US and Canada are targeting Haiti's long history of patronage between political parties and violent gangs.
Sanctions are turning the screw on Haiti's major gangs and leaders, who fuel constant violence in the country.
An arms trafficking investigation involving the Episcopal Church has caused a scandal in Haiti.
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