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Peruvian authorities carrying out a coca eradication operation
Anti-drug authorities in Peru eradicated a record amount of coca in 2015, but this achievement is... ReadLeer
/ Coca

Peru Eradicates Record Amount of Coca in 2015

US authorities have blacklisted two media outlets linked to the mysterious Mexico drug cartel Los... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

US Sanctions Newspapers Linked to Mysterious Mexico Cartel

Venezuelan National Guard Commander Nestor Reverol
The United States Department of Justice will formally indict several high level Venezuelan... ReadLeer
/ Cartel de los Soles

US to Indict Top Level Venezuela Officials: Reports

The Callao seizure marked a new era in Peru for illegal gold exports
In January 2014, InSight Crime reported on a record seizure of suspected illegal gold in Peru.... ReadLeer
/ Illegal Mining

A Seizure, a Lawsuit and Illegal Gold from Peru

Yankel Rosenthal is one of the Honduran soccer bosses accused of criminal ties
The recent arrest of six current and former soccer bosses in Honduras reveals how deeply crime and... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Why Are So Many Honduras Soccer Bosses Involved in Crime?

El Salvador's security forces have detected hundreds of gang infiltrations
The infiltration of criminal groups into El Salvador's security forces is a serious and ongoing... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

Criminal Groups Infiltrated El Salvador Security Forces: Official

Although details on the killing of a power drug capo's nephew are still scarce, there is reason to... ReadLeer
/ Beltran Leyva Org

Gunmen Kill Nephew of Powerful Mexico Crime Boss

Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto has put forth two new initiatives aimed at combating... ReadLeer
/ Human Rights

Mexico’s Peña Nieto Sets Sights on Disappearances, Torture

2015 has been an important year for Guatemala's anti-impunity crusaders
When former comedian Jimmy Morales was elected as Guatemala's president as the candidate for the... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Has Guatemala’s Long-Awaited Spring Finally Arrived?

The suspected money launderers detained in Colombia
Colombian authorities have arrested members of a network that laundered drug payments between... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Sinaloa Cartel-Urabeños Money Laundering Network Discovered in Colombia

Driving Tamaulipas highways is dangerous, so much so that every day for the past four years,... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Going to the Border in Tamaulipas, Mexico? Get a Police Escort

The city of La Paz in Baja California Sur, Mexico
A new report reveals the tangled web of illicit networks operating in Mexico's Baja California... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Report Highlights Complexity of Mexico’s Criminal Networks