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ELITES AND CRIME / 6 MAR 2018

The recent arrest of one of the alleged intellectual authors of the murder of renowned environmental activist Berta Cáceres in Honduras is a sign of progress in the high-profile…

HONDURAS / 2 MAR 2018

Honduras’ failure to resolve the murder of renowned environmental rights and indigenous activist Berta Cáceres two years on paints a dire picture of the state of anti-graft efforts in…

DRUG POLICY / 2 MAR 2018

In our March Facebook Live session, Senior Investigator Deborah Bonello and Senior Editor Mike LaSusa discussed a new United Nations report on global drug control, and how the report's main…

DRUG POLICY / 1 MAR 2018

The United Nations agency in charge of monitoring compliance with international drug control agreements released a report urging countries around the world to improve efforts to prevent and treat problematic…

AYOTZINAPA / 27 FEB 2018

Authorities in Mexico have ordered the arrest of more than two dozen high-ranking state police officials for their alleged role in a paramilitary group accused of committing forced disappearances.

BARRIO 18 / 16 FEB 2018

The United Nations has it eyes set on El Salvador. In a period of a few months, four of its top experts visited the country, returning with largely damning assessments…

GAMECHANGERS / 12 JAN 2018

Venezuela's role as a hotbed for organized crime in the Americas has deepened this year. The country’s political, economic and social crises have fueled crime and strengthened illegal economies, while…

HUMAN RIGHTS / 8 NOV 2017

Several Peruvian news outlets are facing a slew of lawsuits that highlight how Peru's harsh penalties against defamation are creating a chilling effect on media coverage of organized…

HUMAN RIGHTS / 7 NOV 2017

A new report reiterates that, despite reforms, Mexico is failing to adequately investigate and prosecute soldiers accused of committing abuses, a reminder of the often negative human rights consequences…

ELITES AND CRIME / 1 NOV 2017

A new report has determined that a network of senior business executives and Honduran officials coordinated the murder of renowned environmental rights activist Berta Cáceres, underscoring the extent of…

BRAZIL / 11 OCT 2017

Brazil's Senate approved a controversial measure that would transfer jurisdiction for alleged crimes committed by members of the armed forces to the military itself, a controversial move that has been…

EL SALVADOR / 28 SEP 2017

In our September 28 Facebook Live session, senior editor Mike LaSusa spoke with freelance journalist Nicholas Phillips about his recent investigation into the life of Dany Romero, and how Romero's…

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