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Florence Cassez, freed after seven years in Mexican prison

How to Protect Mexico’s Justice Reforms

...entity (the national statistics insitute INEGI? The Federal Judicial Council? The Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System? The Superior Audit Office?) could construct a series of performance...
Customs fraud scheme may have cost Argentina $300 million

Argentina Customs Fraud Scheme Harkens Back to Venezuela

...A customs fraud that allegedly allowed a criminal network to steal millions from Argentina’s government looks eerily similar to how some of Venezuela’s private businesses and corrupt government officials...

Why Mexico Drug Gangs Have Growing Stake in Elections

...collaboration with the authorities ever more important. In a recent piece for Nexos, security analyst Eduardo Guerrero Gutierrez pointed out that while criminal groups have long had an interest...

SouthCom Head Visits Honduras for Drug Talks

...Chief of the U.S. Southern Command, General Douglas M. Fraser, started a two-day visit to Honduras on Tuesday. He will meet local authorities, including Defense Ministry representatives, to discuss...

InSight Crime’s Game Changers: 2011

...Brazil and Mexico, has numerous governments and private companies on high alert. Those suffering from crime have also turned to the web, and not always in the most effective...

Mexico Media Coverage of Cartel Violence Leads to More Violence: Report

...work. And there is no way to ensure that every narco-focused blog — or private social media account — follows the strictures adopted by the media industry. But at...

Colombia Dismantles Corrupt Asset Seizure Program

...The SAE is linked to the Housing Ministry but is a partly private body — a structure that an unidentified government official told El Espectador was intended to prevent...