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.
Bolivia's cocaine trade is on the up. Originally a coca leaf cultivator, Bolivia has moved to cocaine production.
The re-opening of the Colombia-Venezuela border was a momentous occasion. But did it come too early?…
ELN fighting has reduced in most of Colombia following peace talk commitments, but in Arauca, the group remains active.
Mexico's army is being given more public security responsibilities, despite its human rights abuses.