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COLOMBIA / 30 NOV 2018

It's been nearly 25 years since authorities in Colombia gunned down former Medellín Cartel kingpin Pablo Escobar on a city rooftop. A lot has changed in the country's underworld since the…

COCAINE / 21 NOV 2018

Relying on a formula that has become an entertainment industry darling, Netflix has once again produced a series featuring a group of men who strike it rich by trafficking cocaine…

ARGENTINA / 18 SEP 2018

Changing dynamics in the criminal world, new government control strategies and fast technological advances are forcing organized crime groups to update their drug trafficking techniques.

NARCOCULTURE / 13 JUL 2018

The 2018 World Cup is about to end, but the case that unveiled a massive criminal conspiracy involving the international soccer organization FIFA is still ongoing.

ARGENTINA / 8 JUN 2018

In our June 7 Facebook Live session, Investigator Sergio Saffon and Managing Editor Josefina Salomón analyzed the criminal legacy of Pablo Escobar and the significance of the recent cases against…

MEXICO / 6 JUN 2018

The venerable action hero John Rambo is plotting a return to the silver screen, and he is taking his talent for mayhem and vengeance to Mexico. While fans may find…

ARGENTINA / 6 JUN 2018

The widow and son of the infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar as well as a former soccer star are accused of participating in a money laundering scheme in Argentina involving…

DRUG POLICY / 14 MAY 2018

Mexico City hosted the Museum of Drug Policy, sponsored by the Open Society Foundations, from May 4 to May 6.* During the museum’s first tour in Latin America, its exhibits…

COCA / 2 MAY 2018

Photographer Carlos Villalon has captured the cocaine trade, the most infamous value chain on the planet, from its tiny seeds to its bloodiest consequences.

EL SALVADOR / 17 APR 2018

The Mara Salvatrucha (MS13) murders people, assaults people, takes over neighborhoods ... and makes music.

COLOMBIA / 11 APR 2018

An area of Medellín once considered one of the most violent and crime-ridden places in Latin America is emerging as an attractive spot for foreign tourists to explore the “transformation"…

COLOMBIA / 27 MAR 2018

Medellín, Colombia is a city of paradoxes. Its multifacted nature is showcased in a powerful new exhibition that tells a story of local resistance to decades of extreme violence.

About InSight Crime

THE ORGANIZATION

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.

THE ORGANIZATION

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.

THE ORGANIZATION

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.

THE ORGANIZATION

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.

THE ORGANIZATION

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.