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Colombian Police: ‘Cuchillo’ is Dead

Colombia's Police say they have killed one of Colombia’s top drug traffickers, Pedro Guerrero Castillo, alias "Cuchillo," or "Knife," in a shootout in the eastern...
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Message from Zetas to Guatemala’s President

The following is a message allegedly from the Zetas criminal organization, played by the local radio station La Buena in Coban, the capital of the beseiged province...
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WikiLeaks: A Gulf Cartel Attack; a Zetas’ Retreat

One of the most closely watched battles of 2010 was between the Zetas criminal syndicate and their former masters, the Gulf Cartel. The Zetas and the Gulf Cartel...
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Another Prison Scandal in Colombia as Woman Found in Capo’s Cell

Colombia's prison authorities faced more questions after a woman was found in the jail cell of an ex-paramilitary leader in the high security wing of a Bogota...
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FARC E-mails About Kidnapping

This week, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos released several emails from a slain guerrilla commander that mention the intentions of the Revolutionary Armed...
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FARC Planned Kidnappings Throughout Latin America

Emails mined from a computer of a slain leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) show the guerrillas intended to kidnap businessmen in various...
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WikiLeaks: Mexican Groups Now Control European Drug Routes

A U.S. government cable from Madrid, Spain, released by the whistle-blower site WikiLeaks and republished by InSight, says the Mexican criminal organizations now...
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Mexico Investigates Disappearance of Migrants

Mexican authorities are investigating the disappearance of 50 migrants after initially denying that any kidnappings had taken place. A dozen migrants escaped a hold...
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Computer Shows FARC Links to Sinaloa Cartel

Colombian authorities have released information on a computer seized from the commander of the FARC’s Southern Bloc, Jose Benito Cabrera, alias "Fabian Ramirez,"...
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WikiLeaks: Jamaica Mayor Says ‘Vacuum’ Would Follow Extradition

In a meeting with U.S. Embassy Officials just months before the extradition of the local drug lord Christopher Coke, alias "Dudus," Kingston Mayor Desmond Anthony...
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Kidnappers: ‘Diego Cevallos is an Operator of the Neoliberal Oligarchy’

InSight Crime brings you part of statement issued Sunday by the Network for Global Transformation, a clandestine group that claimed responsibility for the...
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Top 3 Suspects in Kidnapping of ‘Jefe’ Diego in Mexico

The mystery surrounding the kidnapping of Diego Fernandez de Cevallos, a leader in the National Action Party (PAN) and one of the most powerful politicians in...