All About What Works

BRAZIL / 20 NOV 2015

How a seemingly audacious goal to protect the Amazon makes economic sense.

CRIMINAL MIGRATION / 18 NOV 2015

The Dominican Republic is boasting its lowest murder rates in years, but these figures could merely be concealing a larger threat from more sophisticated manifestations of organized crime. …

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 15 SEP 2015

A new report says the majority of firearms trafficked into Mexico may not be manufactured in the United States, highlighting the need for the US government to close a loophole…

ARGENTINA / 8 JUL 2015

An Argentine police official says neighborhoods using a popular text messaging application to report suspicious activity have been crime-free for 100 days, an innovative strategy for improving citizen security that…

EXTORTION / 6 JUL 2015

With great fanfare, Guatemala has launched a cellular phone application intended to combat extortion. But is an app really an adequate tool to address this issue?…

CARIBBEAN / 23 JUN 2015

"The biggest headache is getting the men to walk away from certain things," says Adenike Stephenson, when asked what was the most difficult part of her job as regional coordinator…

BRAZIL / 2 JUN 2015

Brazil has a terrifying record when it comes to violence. It features more homicides than any other country on earth: one in ten people killed around the world each year…

HOMICIDES / 29 MAY 2015

Let's get one point clear right away: a homicide rate isn't necessarily the best number to measure insecurity, let alone fear. There are plenty of people who fear violent robbery…

JUDICIAL REFORM / 21 MAY 2015

Overcrowding in Mexico City's prisons has fallen by 69 percent over the last four months thanks to reforms in the criminal justice system that could offer a solution for other…

EL SALVADOR / 8 APR 2015

On March 18, InSight Crime published an article analyzing the implications of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani's consultancy work in Central America. Juan Zapata, the Executive Director of…

HONDURAS / 26 MAR 2015

The US recently helped install solar panels in naval stations in Honduras and Nicaragua, an example of the kind of creative approach needed when dealing with infrastructure shortcomings in Latin…

EL SALVADOR / 18 MAR 2015

Rudy Giuliani -- the former New York City mayor touted as the mind behind a dramatic drop in crime in that city in the 1990s -- is offering some well-compensated…

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.

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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.