All About Nicaragua

NICARAGUA / 19 JUL 2011

The head of Nicaragua's Navy has warned that organized criminal organizations are increasingly trying to penetrate the country's armed forces.

NICARAGUA / 15 JUL 2011

A U.S. diplomatic cable released by whistleblower site WikiLeaks reportedly says there is reason to "re-evaluate" how far Nicaragua's remote indigenous communities are collaborating with drug traffickers. But the evidence…

COLOMBIA / 14 JUL 2011

Southern Pulse examines those areas of Latin America where there is no state presence, and transnational criminal organizations are able to thrive.

GUATEMALA / 11 JUL 2011

After the murder of Facundo Cabral, a well-known Argentine singer, Guatemala's government was quick to offer an explanation: the hit was aimed at a nightclub owner traveling with the musician.

NICARAGUA / 16 JUN 2011

A head of the U.S. Army's Southern Command called on the Americas to join forces against the threats of illicit trafficking and terrorism, as a joint military training exercise opened…

DRUG POLICY / 18 MAY 2011

In his political rhetoric, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega makes no secret of his often hostile views towards U.S. foreign policy. The irony is that Nicaragua may be among the U.S.'s…

COSTA RICA / 9 MAY 2011

After a border dispute which has flared up over the last few months, neighboring countries Costa Rica and Nicaragua have signed an agreement to work together in the fight…

HONDURAS / 26 APR 2011

After the mysterious death of a Contra leader in February, armed groups have reportedly emerged to declare war against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega. As the election season approaches, the government…

NICARAGUA / 14 DEC 2010

Nicaraguan police arrested four people accused of controlling airstrips in southern Nicaragua, used to launch drug flights for Mexican cartels, authorities said. …

NICARAGUA / 7 DEC 2010

A classified U.S. State Department cable released by the organization WikiLeaks alleges that Daniel Ortega and his Sandinista party have regularly received campaign finance money from known international drug traffickers.

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.