The people entrusted with enforcing the law in Venezuela regularly make the headlines as suspects or alleged accomplices, facilitators or perpetrators of serious crimes, a sign of the advanced deterioration and corruption of the country’s security forces.
A new report describes recent shifts in the characteristics of violence in El Salvador, and it offers recommendations for how to deal with these developments, focusing particularly on the need to tailor violence reduction and prevention strategies to specific local conditions.
A series of recent raids and reports highlights the thriving arms trade throughout Latin America, which serves to both profit illicit groups and to facilitate criminal violence in the region.
A corruption scandal has hit the family of Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales like a tsunami, with his son and brother both investigated for possible corruption during the previous, disgraced administration. Nómada provides a detailed look at the complex legal panorama with the potential to bring down the second consecutive executive in the scandal-ridden nation.