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Correction to InSight Crime’s March 28 CJNG Article

InSight Crime’s March 28 article, “Cracks in Mexico’s CJNG Could Lead to Avalanche of Violence,” incorrectly reported that the Northeast Cartel was a...
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Mexico Secures Rare Conviction for Journalist’s Murder

Two former police officers in Mexico’s most dangerous state for journalists have been convicted of murdering a newspaper owner, a rare sentence in a country where...
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How Violence Could Hijack Mexico’s Presidential Elections

A spate of attacks against politicians ahead of the July presidential elections in Mexico has once again turned attention to the influence of criminal organizations...
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Unregulated Private Security Firms Fuel LatAm Crime, Violence: Report

A new report says that a lack of regulation of private security companies in Latin America is having negative impacts on security and at times facilitates criminal...
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Disappearances at US-Mexico Border Highlight Persistent Insecurity

A new report has revealed that the Mexican states with the highest rates of disappearances are located along the US-Mexico border, illustrating how both crime...
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Mexico Journalists Face Violence From Both Officials and Crime Groups: Report

Mexico continues to be one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists, according to a new report that highlights how corrupt government officials as...
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UN Points to Abuses, Cover Up in Mexico’s Ayotzinapa Investigation

A United Nation’s body has accused Mexico's government of fabricating evidence and using torture to force confessions during its investigation into the...
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Spain Dismantles Cold-Blooded Wildlife Trafficking Ring

Authorities in Spain have dismantled a massive transnational reptile trafficking network, highlighting how the low risks and high rewards of wildlife trafficking...
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Why Latin America Dominates Global Homicide Rankings

Year after year, Latin America and the Caribbean dominate global city and country homicide rankings. But what sets this corner of the world apart from the rest? And...