Investigation and Analysis of Organized Crime

Elites and Organized Crime

Why the Cachiros Liked Working With Honduras Politicians

Authorities in the United States charged a Honduras congressman and several members of a powerful political family with drug trafficking and related weapons crimes, highlighting why criminal organizations liked working with politicians in the Central American...

AG Silence Could Signal Difficult Path to Justice in Guatemala

Concern has been mounting since Guatemala’s new attorney general took office two months...

US Official Rules Out Russian Meddling in Guatemala Anti-Graft Body

Guatemala’s president has been waging a battle against the country’s international anti-graft commission, and that battle has made it to the US Congress, where in a committee...

El Salvador Gangs Influence Local Politics in the Capital: Report

Electoral pacts between politicians of all stripes and gangs in El Salvador are no longer surprising, but a new investigation has revealed the extent of these dealings during the...

Guatemala Judges Release Suspects in Major Corruption Case

The recent decision of two alternate judges in Guatemala to release 10 people implicated in an extensive customs fraud case that toppled a presidency in 2015 has raised suspicions...

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