Investigation and Analysis of Organized Crime

Elites and Organized Crime

Head of Honduras Anti-Graft Body Resigns, Claims Lack of OAS Support

The head of an international anti-corruption body in Honduras has resigned in protest of what he described as insufficient support from the mission’s...

Guatemala Authorities, CICIG Target Yet Another Former President

The arrest in Guatemala of former President Álvaro Colom adds to the list of former heads of states facing corruption allegations in the Central American nation, underscoring the...

Colombia ‘Narco Junior’ Lived Double Life as Jet-Setter and Medellín Crime Boss: Authorities

Authorities in Colombia arrested the son of a late Medellín Cartel trafficker on charges that he held a leadership role within the crime group that succeeded Pablo Escobar's...

Honduras Anti-Graft Body Closing In on Ex-President: Report

An internationally backed anti-corruption body in Honduras is reportedly assisting local authorities with gathering evidence in an investigation targeting a powerful former...

Honduras Attorney General, Civil Society Challenge ‘Impunity Pact’

The attorney general of Honduras and a prominent civil society group have launched legal challenges against a recent legislative reform denounced by critics as an "impunity pact,"...

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