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The Cost of Mexico’s Drug War

Last year was the bloodiest year on record since Mexico’s president, Felipe Calderon, took office four years...

Tracking Drug Routes through Ecuador

In 2009, Ecuadorean authorities stopped 63 tons of cocaine, a record for Ecuador and a nearly 100 percent increase from...

ERPAC Hierarchy Points to No Clear Successor

A chart (pdf) released by Colombian Police identifies the remaining levels of the drug-smuggling group the Popular Revolutionary Antiterrorist Army of Colombia...

InSight Map: Oil Pipeline Theft in Mexico

Thieves tapping into an oil pipeline caused a huge explosion Sunday that killed at least 28 people in San Martin Texmelucan, Puebla. This is the latest and...

WikiLeaks: Peru Army Linked to Drug Trafficking

A March 2009 U.S. diplomatic cable from Lima written by then U.S. Ambassador to Peru, P. Michael McKinley, to Washington D.C. and released by the WikiLeaks...

InSight Map: Mass Graves in Mexico

InSight Crime maps where Mexican authorities have found mass graves in Mexico since the beginning of...

InSight Map: La Guajira – Dynamics of the Conflict

La Guajira is one of Colombia's most contentious states. Nestled along the northern coast and the Venezuelan border, the area serves as a stage, depot, production...