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InSight Crime’s 2018 Homicide Round-Up

With a worsening crisis in Venezuela, dark days in Nicaragua, an ever more fragile peace process in Colombia, new governments and new ideas in Brazil, Mexico and...
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From Prison in Argentina, Monos Leaders Show Power

A violent attack on a courthouse days after the sentencing of 34 members of Argentina’s most notorious drug trafficking organization shows that the culmination of...
Argentina has struggled with soccer violence for many years
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Why Can’t Argentina Control Its ‘Barras Bravas’?

The troubled road that led to one of Latin America's most anticipated soccer finals being moved to Europe exposed, once again, the reach and influence of...
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Can a New Database Help Tackle Argentina Police Corruption?

The launch of a new registry detailing thousands of corrupt officers removed from Argentina’s largest police force could signal a fresh effort to clean up the...
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Argentina Unions Struggle to Ditch ‘Mafia’ Accusations

A judge’s dismissal of an arrest warrant against one of Argentina’s top union leaders on corruption charges might be forcing some of the country’s most...
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‘Poverty Is Breeding Ground for Drug Trafficking:’ Argentina Security Official

Martín Verrier, Argentina’s deputy secretary for the fight against drug trafficking, spoke with InSight Crime about the criminal landscape in the South American...
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Argentina Arrests Members of International Drug-Trafficking Soccer Hooligan Network

The arrest of several members of an international drug trafficking organization made up of soccer hooligans from Argentina and Colombia adds to the mounting...
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Notebooks and Plea Deals: New Weapons Against Corruption in Argentina?

The recent indictment of a former president as part of a larger anti-corruption investigation is the latest in a series of cases targeting Argentina's elites, but...
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3 Reasons Why the Monos Trial in Argentina Matters

The trial of more than 30 members of Argentina’s most notorious and violent criminal organization, the Monos, on drug trafficking charges is likely to mark a...