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Honduras' police reform efforts have made progress, but could be undone
An upcoming election in Honduras has called into question the future of a reform commission that... ReadLeer
/ Honduras

Could Upcoming Honduras Election Set Back Police Reform Progress?

Are Mexican cartels present in Ecuador?
Law enforcement officials in Ecuador rejected a recent report indicating that Mexican cartels have... ReadLeer
/ Criminal Migration

Ecuador Officials Reject Report Saying Mexico Cartels Operate There

Former FIFA President Seth Blatter
Testimony in an ongoing trial in a US court has implicated two of Latin America's biggest media... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Latin America Media Giants Implicated in FIFA Corruption Scandal

Reforming Honduras' National Police has helped reduce homicides
Due to a combination of factors, Honduras is on track to close out 2017 with a significantly lower... ReadLeer
/ Homicides

7 Keys to Understanding Honduras’ Declining Homicide Rate

Is the US Kingpin Act a useful tool to combat organized crime?
A recent US congressional hearing on the effectiveness of financially sanctioning criminal... ReadLeer
/ Money Laundering

US Congressional Hearing Renews Debate on Efficacy of ‘Kingpin List’

Costa Rica's Caribbean Port of Limón
A recent report has shed new light on the dynamics of the drug trade in Costa Rica, highlighting... ReadLeer
/ Costa Rica

Report Unravels Transnational Strands of Costa Rica Drug Trade

Criminal violence continues to rock Mexico's northeast
The ongoing decline of the Gulf Cartel and the Zetas has left northeastern Mexico without a single... ReadLeer
/ Gulf Cartel

Zetas-Gulf Cartel Conflict Continues to Rock Mexico’s Northeast

Guatemala's Supreme Court
A new report details how defense attorneys in Guatemala are capitalizing on the slow pace of... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Judicial Delay Tactics Gumming Up Guatemala Criminal Cases: Report

Miraflores, Colombia
Accessible by air and river, Miraflores is an island in the forests of southern Colombia that is... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Miraflores, Colombia: The Municipality Where Peace Never Arrived

The small Central American nation of Belize has a remarkably high homicide rate. The main sources... ReadLeer
/ Belize

Belize Profile

Colombian security forces next to the 12 tons of cocaine seized
Colombia's largest cocaine seizure in over a decade is a blow to the Urabeños criminal group and... ReadLeer
/ Cocaine

Massive Colombia Cocaine Seizure Shows Signs of Underworld Shake-Up

Sean Penn and El Chapo
In our November 9 Facebook Live session, InSight Crime co-director Steven Dudley spoke with senior... ReadLeer
/ El Chapo

Weekly InSight: Sean Penn, Kate del Castillo and the Hunt for El Chapo