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New Year’s Bloodshed Casts Doubt on Honduras Security Gains

Authorities in Honduras have touted a decline in homicides recently, but a series of massacres to start 2019 raises questions about the ongoing security situation...
Photo de President Jimmy Morales
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GameChangers 2018: Threatened by Inquiries, Central American Elites Strike Back

As 2018 came to a close, two things became clear: the once impenetrable armor against corruption that the United States and other international donors provided in...
InSight Crime's 2018 Criminal GameChangers
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GameChangers 2018: The Year Crime Became an Ideology

Welcome to InSight Crime’s Criminal GameChangers 2018, where we highlight the most important trends in organized crime in the Americas over the course of the...
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Gang Prevention in Central America: A Lost Battle Against State Indifference?

With migrants fleeing murder and violence in caravans and the evident flop of repressive policies in the Northern Triangle, gang prevention and rehabilitation...
Seven of the eight men convicted for the murder of Berta Cáceres await jail time
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Guilty Verdict in Berta Cáceres Murder Trial in Honduras is Partial Justice

Authorities in Honduras found seven of the eight men accused in the high-profile murder of renowned environmental activist Berta Cáceres guilty, a welcomed step...
Former Honduras Congressman Juan Antonio “Tony” Hernández, the brother of President Juan Orlando Hernández
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US Alleges Honduras President’s Brother is Major Drug Trafficker

Prosecutors in the United States allege that the brother of the president of Honduras is a major drug trafficker in Central America, providing further evidence that...
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Netflix’s Cocaine Coast: Drugs, Spain and Central America

Relying on a formula that has become an entertainment industry darling, Netflix has once again produced a series featuring a group of men who strike it rich by...
Expresidente de Honduras Porfirio Lobo
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New Corruption Case More Trouble for Embattled Former Honduras President

A new investigation has involved Ramón Lobo Sosa, brother of former Honduras president Honduras Porfirio Lobo, in a corruption scheme that diverted funds from the...
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3 Crime Factors Driving Northern Triangle Migrants Out

What causes thousands of migrants from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador to march through Mexico in a caravan toward the United States? Here are three...