• Connect with us on Linkedin

Nicaragua News

Nicaragua Police Reforms Could Politicize Security

Nicaragua Police Reforms Could Politicize Security

Nicaragua's National Assembly has approved a new law that gives President Daniel Ortega unprecedented control over the country's police force, raising concerns about the institution's independence and increasing the risk of police corruption through political... Read more

Nicaragua Country Profile

Nicaragua has been spared much of the violence that has shaken its neighbors, and while the country does appear to host at least one transnational criminal organization, so far it has not seen the kind of gang wars affecting the Northern Triangle countries: Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador.

Read More

  • Groups
  • Personalities

Reñazcos

Reñazcos

Based primarily in Nicaragua's South Atlantic Autonomous Region (RAAS), the Reñazco family is active primarily... Read more

Tarzanes

Tarzanes

This Nicaraguan drug trafficking group is linked to the Reyes Aragon family, headed by Augustin... Read more

Francisco Zeledon

Francisco Zeledon

Francisco, or Frank, Zeledon, runs a drug trafficking network from the city of Bluefields on... Read more

Amauri Carmona Morelos

Amauri Carmona Morelos

Originally from San Andres, Colombia, Carmona identifies himself as Alberto Ruiz Cano in Nicaragua. He... Read more

InSight Crime Search

The Complete Organized Crime Database on the Americas

InSight Crime Social

facebooktwittergooglelinkedin

IDRC9-01