Investigation and Analysis of Organized Crime

Elites and Organized Crime

Honduras Supreme Court Throws Out Historic Anti-Corruption Conviction

The Supreme Court of Honduras has thrown out an historic anti-corruption conviction against a former first lady, laying bare the uphill battle the Central American nation still faces after the dismantling of an internationally-backed anti-graft...

Bolivia Investigations Target Members of Evo Morales’ MAS Party

Since Bolivia’s botched elections in October 2019, numerous high-standing politicians and law enforcement officials associated with the Movement...

PCC’s Rapid Expansion Topic of Debate at InSight Crime Conference

Thanks to a combination of great organizational capacity, control of prisons, high levels of loyalty among its members and dominance of key criminal economies, the PCC has become...

US Alleges Honduras Drug Lab Operated with Presidential Protection

Authorities in the United States allege that a recently arrested drug trafficker in Honduras relied on protection from President Juan Orlando Hernández and his brother Tony to...

Politicians, Businesses in Deforestation Free-For-All in Guaviare, Colombia

Recent investigations in Colombia have found that government leaders and landowners in Colombia's department of Guaviare have teamed up to illegally deforest the Amazon in quest...

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