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Monthly Archives: February 2018

A new report says that an anti-graft body in Honduras has secured prosecutions in only a small... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Report Highlights Need for Independent Anti-Graft Body in Honduras

In our February 22 Facebook Live session, Senior Investigator Héctor Silva Ávalos and Senior... ReadLeer
/ Barrio 18

Weekly InSight: Organized Crime Influence in El Salvador Election

A new survey says that despite some advances made in recent years, Latin America and the Caribbean... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

Corruption Survey Shows Latin America Still Struggling to Tackle Graft

A new report says that homicide rates increased substantially between 2016 and 2017 in... ReadLeer
/ Coca

Criminal Violence Threatens Colombia Drug Crop Substitution: Report

The trial has begun in Spain related to the country's largest-ever operation against the MS13,... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

MS13 Trial in Spain Highlights Gang’s Struggle for International Unity

A criminal group has been reported smuggling weapons of war out of Venezuela to expand their... ReadLeer
/ Arms Trafficking

Brazil’s PCC Expands Criminal Activity, Trafficking Arms From Venezuela

An upcoming strike of the largest union conglomerate in Argentina is shedding light on labor... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Argentina Strike Sheds Light on Union’s ‘Mafia Style’ Operations

A federal judge in Argentina who was once lauded for his anti-narcotic efforts is facing charges... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

New Evidence in Landmark Case Suggests Argentina Judge Ran Drug Ring

Several top officials in Brazil have floated the idea of expanding the use of federal military... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Brazil Officials Propose Expanding Military Role in ‘War’ on Crime

Authorities in Colombia have seized properties linked to the FARC guerrilla group whose estimated... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Asset Seizures Raise Doubts About FARC Peace Deal Compliance

Brazil’s biggest gang has expanded across the region. Confronting them head-on might just make... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Can Anyone Stop Brazil’s PCC?

The governments of Colombia and Ecuador have agreed to ramp up security cooperation along their... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia, Ecuador Boost Security Cooperation Amid Border Violence