Investigation and Analysis of Organized Crime

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From Street Gangs to Presidents: InSight Crime’s Decade of Covering the Underworld

At InSight Crime’s 10th anniversary conference, presenter Robert Muggah described the primary reaction he has received when collaborating with the organization across Brazil,...

How President Donald Trump Has Impacted Organized Crime in Latin America

When it comes to combating organized crime and drug trafficking, US President Donald Trump has chosen to strongarm his Latin American counterparts rather than engage in diplomacy,...

El Salvador Seizing Thousands of Guns but Flow of Weapons Continues

Salvadoran authorities recently claimed that an anti-gang campaign has led to thousands of weapons being seized. But the numbers and types of weapons seized are unlikely to make a...

The El Salvador President’s Informal Pact with Gangs

El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele has vehemently denied swapping favors with gangs, but a slew of government officials and a person working directly with the government say...

The ‘Protection Racket,’ Gangs and Violence in San Salvador

For San Salvador resident Humberto Reyes, a sunny morning in the Historic Center’s sprawling markets began with two shots in the back of the...

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