All About Judicial Reform

BOLIVIA / 11 JAN 2016

Bolivia's Attorney General's Office dismissed or sanctioned more than 100 of its employees in 2015 for various transgressions, pointing to the pervasiveness of corruption within the institution, but also to…

GUATEMALA / 9 DEC 2015

Guatemalan authorities have charged a judge with accepting bribes in a major customs fraud case, an indication of the challenges that lie ahead for Guatemala's justice system, as the courts prepare…

GUATEMALA / 30 NOV 2015

The head of the United Nations' anti-impunity commission in Guatemala, Ivan Velasquez, said impunity will only fall when the government applies the resources needed to drop the murder rates.

HONDURAS / 24 NOV 2015

The US has reportedly linked a number of candidates for Supreme Court nominations in Honduras to organized crime, another example of the degree of US involvement in aiding the country's…

ELITES AND CRIME / 20 OCT 2015

Guatemala’s presidential run-off is Sunday, but the country has already elected the winner: Ivan Velasquez, the soft-spoken Colombian judge who manages the United Nations-backed anti-impunity watchdog, the CICIG.

JUDICIAL REFORM / 14 OCT 2015

Mexico has inaugurated a program to train police in proper evidence collection methods as part of its transition to a new adversarial judicial system, but endemic police corruption will likely prove an…

HONDURAS / 29 SEP 2015

Honduras will establish an anti-corruption mission with the help of the Organization of American States (OAS), raising questions about whether this new initiative can replicate the success -- and avoid…

ELITES AND CRIME / 4 SEP 2015

Former President Otto Perez Molina's move from presidential palace to prison provides a true test for Guatemala's notoriously corrupt justice system. …

ELITES AND CRIME / 1 SEP 2015

For three days now, Guatemala's ex-vice president has been trying to hide in a corner, behind the biggest and swarthiest of her lawyers. There, crouched in the corner of Courtroom…

CIACS / 28 AUG 2015

An investigation into the customs fraud network known as "La Linea" has implicated Guatemala President Otto Perez Molina and led to the arrest of former Vice President Roxana Baldetti.

ELITES AND CRIME / 27 AUG 2015

Although the walls are closing in on Guatemala President Otto Perez Molina, due to new revelations of his involvement in a massive corruption case, he may yet avoid prison. …

ELITES AND CRIME / 25 AUG 2015

Guatemala is in upheaval: former vice president Roxana Baldetti is behind bars; President Otto Perez Molina is facing persistent calls to resign. Why is this all happening now? Here are…

About InSight Crime

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Unraveling the Web of Elites Connected to Organized Crime

27 JUL 2021

InSight Crime published Elites and Organized Crime in Nicaragua, a deep dive into the relationships between criminal actors and elites in that Central American nation.

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InSight Crime’s Greater Focus on US-Mexico Border

20 JUL 2021

InSight Crime has decided to turn many of its investigative resources towards understanding and chronicling the criminal dynamics along the US-Mexico border.

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Key Arrests and Police Budget Increases Due to InSight Crime Investigations

8 JUL 2021

With Memo Fantasma’s arrest, InSight Crime has proven that our investigations can and will uncover major criminal threats in the Americas.

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Organized Crime’s Influence on Gender-Based Violence

30 JUN 2021

InSight Crime investigator Laura N. Ávila spoke on organized crime and gender-based violence at the launch of a research project by the United Nations Development Programme.

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Conversation with Paraguay Judicial Operators on PCC

24 JUN 2021

InSight Crime Co-director Steven Dudley formed part of a panel attended by over 500 students, all of whom work in Paraguay's judicial system.