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Monthly Archives: March 2018

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 among, and... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

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
/ Cybercrime

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?

Authorities in Spain have dismantled a massive transnational reptile trafficking network,... ReadLeer
/ Environmental Crime

Spain Dismantles Cold-Blooded Wildlife Trafficking Ring

The mafia in Colombia today is comprised of a maelstrom of localized groups, shadowy power brokers... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

The Colombian Mafia

Venezuela is planning to launch a new digital currency called the "petro," which officials in the... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Venezuela’s New Digital Currency: Economic Gamble or Criminal Scam?

Year after year, Latin America and the Caribbean dominate global city and country homicide... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Why Latin America Dominates Global Homicide Rankings

Authorities in Spain have arrested a Colombian with celebrity connections on accusations that he... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Spain Arrests Alleged Colombia Drug Kingpin Hiding in the Limelight

Recent congressional elections in Colombia brought victory to a slate of candidates opposed to a... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Colombia Election Results Cast Doubt Over Future of FARC Peace Deal