Gang leader Vitel’Homme Innocent has risen quickly in Haiti's criminal landscape. Now he's linked with the murder of former president Jovenel Moïse.
Siopas, a Gaitanista leader, was reportedly intending to break away from the criminal group before he was murdered.
Venezuelan security forces carry out violent invasions of neighborhoods controlled by gangs, but there is little evidence of their success.
The conviction of Genaro García Luna is a big victory for US law enforcement institutions. But problems remain in the US-Mexico partnership.
Corrupt Navy troops in Ecuador can be highly useful for drug traffickers, either to protect cocaine shipments or to simply let them pass.
As American-made guns continue to flood the Caribbean, heads of state are demanding that the US do more to stem the flow of weapons.
A long-touted police reform in Venezuela would likely have a limited impact on rampant corruption in the ranks.
The trial of Mexico’s former top public security official will reveal shortcomings in the fight against organized crime.
A broad state of emergency announced across Jamaica in order to rein in rising violence has met with scorn.
The escalation of El Salvador's gang crackdown in the city of Soyapango has raised severe questions as to whether gang members are really still being rooted out.
Failing prison systems and entrenched corruption mean mega-prisons holding tens of thousands won't solve insecurity in Latin America.
InSight Crime sat down with Suriname's President Chan Santokhi to discuss the multiple criminal challenges ahead for the country.
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InSight Crime's Chemical Precursor Report continues to be a reference in the region
For the second week in a row, our investigation into the flow of precursor chemicals for the manufacture of synthetic drugs in Mexico has been cited by multiple regional media…
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InSight Crime Cited in OAS, CARICOM Reports
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InSight Crime Staff Cited as Experts by International Media
This week, InSight Crime deputy editor, Juan Diego Posada, was interviewed by the Associated Press about connections between the ex-FARC mafia and Brazilian criminal groups, and…