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A government raid on an illegal gold mine in northern Brazil freed 39 people working in conditions... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Brazil’s Dirty List – Not Making a Dent in Modern Slavery

The discovery of 17 shark carcasses discarded in a landfill in Chile indicates that illegal fishing... ReadLeer
/ Chile

Mako Sharks Gutted and Tossed on a Chilean Landfill

A burst of attempted contraband smuggling into Panama’s largest prison complex has challenged... ReadLeer
/ Bagdad

Drones Rain Contraband on Panama Prison

A local government in Colombia is offering small, low interest loans to people struggling to make... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Microfinance Programs Fight Back Against Loan Sharks in Colombia

Protestors flooded the streets of Guatemala after the congress approved a budget for 2021... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Contentious Guatemala Budget Sees Frustrations Boil Over

A flu vaccine in Mexico has become the latest drug to emerge on Latin America’s burgeoning black... ReadLeer
/ Contraband

Stolen Flu Vaccines Show Mexico’s Black Market Adapted to Coronavirus Demand

Political assassinations have marred successive Brazilian elections but the pace of these killings... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Why Have Political Assassinations More Than Doubled in Brazil?

Officials in Mexico City have launched a new program which will seek to impede criminal networks... ReadLeer
/ Gulf Cartel

Going Door to Door: Mexico City’s Response To Child Recruitment

El Salvador authorities have launched a criminal investigation into the government’s coronavirus... ReadLeer
/ Coronavirus and Organized Crime

With Pandemic Raids, Bukele Government Faces Major Investigation in El Salvador

The President of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, has ordered the Army to increase operations along the... ReadLeer
/ Cocaine

El Salvador’s Odd Military Deployment to Stop Drugs at Honduras Border

The staff at InSight Crime was awarded the prestigious Simón Bolívar national journalism prize in... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

InSight Crime’s ‘Memo Fantasma’ Investigation Wins Simón Bolívar National Journalism Prize

The wave of violence tearing through the city of Rosario, in Argentina, has authorities on the... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Los Monos Defending Their Territory in Rosario, Argentina