All About Mexico

HUMAN TRAFFICKING / 30 NOV 2010

Nearly one million 200 thousand people are victims of human trafficking in Mexico, making the number of victims in the country the fifth largest in Latin America, reports the Mexican…

MEXICO / 30 NOV 2010

The police chief of Meoqui, a small town in central Chihuahua, was killed on Monday by armed men who intercepted her just five minutes after leaving her home.

INFOGRAPHICS / 30 NOV 2010

InSight Crime maps where Mexican authorities have found mass graves in Mexico since the beginning of 2010. …

JUAREZ CARTEL / 30 NOV 2010

Mexican authorities have found at least 18 bodies in a mass grave in the state of Chihuahua.

HUMAN SMUGGLING / 29 NOV 2010

A report in the Mexican daily El Informador details the plight of Central American migrants on their way northward in pursuit of the "American dream."  In order to…

MEXICO / 29 NOV 2010

Julian Leyzaola, Tijuana’s outgoing Secretary of Public Safety, has been dismissed of his duties as a result of human rights concerns, reports El Universal.

MEXICO / 29 NOV 2010

The legend of Alejo Garza, a 77-year old farmer who died fighting off the Zetas drug gang while the gang took over his ranch near Ciudad Victoria, Nuevo León, Mexico,…

KIDNAPPING / 29 NOV 2010

Diego Fernández de Cevallos, a top operative and former senator for the National Action Party (PAN) in Mexico, is free after over six months in captivity.

JUAREZ CARTEL / 29 NOV 2010

Mexican authorities captured Arturo Gallegos Castrellón, alias "El Farmero," the alleged leader of the Aztecas criminal gang. …

GULF CARTEL / 25 NOV 2010

Mexico has sent more military and police to the Tamaulipas and Nuevo León states along the northeastern border with the US, in an effort to quell the violence caused by…

MERIDA INITIATIVE / 23 NOV 2010

Under the framework of the Merida Initiative, the US will give $333 million in aid and equipment to Mexico before the end of 2010, said US Assistant Secretary of State…

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 22 NOV 2010

Mexican authorities formally began extradition proceedings for Edgar Valdez Villareal, alias "La Barbie," a former top-level member of the Beltran Leyva Organization (BLO) who was captured in August. He is…

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Extensive Coverage of our Chronicles of a Cartel Bodyguard

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Our recent investigation, A Cartel Bodyguard in Mexico’s 'Hot Land', has received extensive media coverage.

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InSight Crime, American University Host Illegal Fishing Panel

19 SEP 2022

InSight Crime and the Center for Latin American & Latino Studies (CLALS) at American University discussed the findings of a joint investigation on IUU fishing at a September 9 conference.

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Impact on the Media Landscape

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InSight Crime’s first investigation on the Dominican Republic made an immediate impact on the Dominican media landscape, with major news outlets republishing and reprinting our findings, including in …

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InSight Crime Sharpens Its Skills

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Last week, the InSight Crime team gathered for our annual retreat in Colombia, where we discussed our vision and strategy for the next 12 months.  During the week, we also learned how to…

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Colombia’s Fragile Path to Peace Begins to Take Shape

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InSight Crime is charting the progress of President Gustavo Petro’s agenda as he looks to revolutionize Colombia’s security policy, opening dialogue with guerrillas, reforming the military and police, and…