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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Recent accusations against a former mayor in El Salvador of exchanging real estate with a drug... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

Fugitive El Salvador Mayor Accused of Aiding Transnational Organized Crime

Guatemala President Jimmy Morales' announced reduction of the role of the military in citizen... ReadLeer
/ Guatemala

Guatemala Changes Army’s Role Amid Political Crisis

On the same day that Colombia’s biggest guerrilla group, the ELN, resumed peace talks with the... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia’s Last Guerrillas Fight Over Cocaine Hub

In just under two months, the president of Guatemala will appoint a new attorney general. Before... ReadLeer
/ El Salvador

Northern Triangle Attorneys General Facing Setbacks in Fight Against Corruption

The recent arrest of an ex-FARC criminal boss who controlled swathes of drug trafficking territory... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Ex-FARC Mafia Boss Had Cocaine Network, Mexico Ties

A United Nation’s body has accused Mexico's government of fabricating evidence and using torture... ReadLeer
/ Guerreros Unidos

UN Points to Abuses, Cover Up in Mexico’s Ayotzinapa Investigation

InSight Crime's co-director Jeremy McDermott and Senior Investigator Deborah Bonello dug into our... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Weekly InSight: Colombia’s ‘Invisibles’ – the New Generation of Drug Traffickers

It’s been a month since Brazil’s President Michel Temer signed a decree authorizing the... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

A Month In, Brazil Military Deployment in Rio Shows Potential and Risk

Authorities in Bolivia seized large quantities of drugs and weapons and several inmates were... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Bolivia Prison Raid Highlights Control of Inmates

Drug trafficking has long embedded itself in Colombia’s civil conflict, hiding amongst, and... ReadLeer
/ Cocaine Production

‘The Invisibles’: Colombia’s New Generation of Drug Traffickers

US authorities have arrested the head of a Canadian company that allegedly made millions of dollars... ReadLeer
/ Cyber Crime

Canadian Company Custom-Made Encrypted Phones for Cartels: FBI

US President Donald Trump has announced that current Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will be... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

How Will US State Department Shake-Up Impact LatAm Crime Fighting?