Investigation and Analysis of Organized Crime

Elites and Organized Crime

Peru’s Crusade Against Corruption Faces Severe Uphill Struggle

With four former presidents embroiled in corruption scandals, Peru’s President Martín Vizcarra described 2019 as the year of the fight against corruption and impunity. But in a twist as unfortunate and it was sadly predictable, an inquiry has been opened into Vizcarra's own dealings with Brazilian construction company, Odebrecht, potentially leaving his crusade dead on arrival....

Corruption Probe Catches Up With Former Honduras President Porfirio Lobo

The latest in a series of investigations involving former Honduras President Porfirio Lobo, his family and associates for corruption and drug trafficking pits the Attorney...

El Salvador Tycoon, ex-AG Accused of Heading Organized Crime Structure

A court in El Salvador has ruled that a corruption network run by a former attorney general and powerful businessman constituted an organized criminal structure, officially...

Hezbollah’s Backing of Maduro May Shine Light on Links With Venezuela

Hezbollah's explicit support for Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro could be the first step in confirming links between the...

Venezuela Soldiers Mutiny, Lambast Corrupt Military Leadership

An uprising of soldiers against the government of Nicolás Maduro has raised questions about corruption inside the armed forces and links between the military’s top commanders...

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