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Ecuador’s geographic location and other environmental characteristics have long provided... ReadLeer
/ Ecuador

Ecuador Profile

El Salvador's Legislative Assembly
In a full legislative plenary session, El Salvador's political parties demonstrated their ability... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

El Salvador Reworks Asset Forfeiture Law in Favor of Corruption Defendants

Mexico nightclub attacks killed 173 between 2015 and 2017
Attacks on Mexico's nightclubs are on the rise, suggesting criminal groups are becoming... ReadLeer
/ Homicides

Increasing Mexico Nightclub Attacks Show Crime Groups’ Brazenness

Riot police in Buenos Aires, Argentina
As discussions about police reform abound throughout the Americas, Yanilda González, an assistant... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Why Police Reforms Rarely Succeed: Lessons From Latin America

Brazil's PCC may have up to 1,500 members in Bolivia
Authorities in Bolivia and Brazil will enter into a bilateral agreement later this month aimed at... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Too Little Too Late? Bolivia, Brazil to Boost Efforts Against Criminal Migration

Helicopters deployed for an antinarcotic operation in the VRAEM
A large cocaine seizure in a dismantled clandestine lab and repeated ambushes against security... ReadLeer
/ Peru

Peru Anti-Crime Operations Show Drug Trade’s Resilience in VRAEM

Some demobilizing FARC members may not be able to access banking services
The government of Colombia has begun bringing demobilizing FARC guerrillas into the formal banking... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Begins Giving Demobilized FARC Access to Banking System

Marco de la O as drug lord  Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera in the Netflix series "El Chapo"
InSight Crime Senior Investigator Deborah Bonello reflects on the new television series "El Chapo"... ReadLeer
/ El Chapo

Fiction Merges With Facts in Netflix’s ‘El Chapo’

Mexico Marines at the scene in Tláhuac
A clash between Mexico's Marines and a criminal group in Mexico City has left eight dead, again... ReadLeer
/ Mexico

Officials Resist Blaming ‘Cartels’ for Deadly Mexico City Clashes

Thousands of FARC remain in prison
The Colombian government has issued a new decree to facilitate the release of incarcerated FARC... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Amnesty Decree Eases Fears Over FARC Prisoners

Brazil's prosecutor general Rodrigo Janot at the Atlantic Council on July 19, 2017.
Brazil's chief prosecutor highlighted the importance of international cooperation in ongoing probes... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Brazil Chief Prosecutor Applauds Multilateral Anti-Corruption Cooperation

Marijuana sold in Uruguayan pharmacies
In our July 20 Facebook Live session, Senior Editor Mike LaSusa and Geoff Ramsey, a research and... ReadLeer
/ Drug Policy

Weekly InSight: Uruguay’s Historic Marijuana Legalization Experiment