Investigation and Analysis of Organized Crime

Homicide Drop in El Salvador: Presidential Triumph or Gang Trend?

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has credited his crime-fighting plan for a 60 percent drop in homicides this year. But the country’s violent street gangs deserve some -- if not more -- of the... Read more

Source of Cash-Filled Trucks Confounds Argentina Officials

A series of trucks smuggling large amounts of cash of unknown origin have been intercepted along...

For Cuban Government, Desperate Resellers are Dangerous Criminals

The Cuban government has sent squads of military and police to end a spike in the selling of goods...

5 Times the MS13 Tried -- and Failed -- to Become Drug Traffickers

The US indictment of an MS13 leader in El Salvador chronicles the latest failure of the infamous...

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