Published Work

How To Define Organized Crime in Latin America: InSight Crime Conference – InSight Crime, November 15, 2018 (español aquí)

‘El Chapo’ Defense Puts Spotlight on Alleged Mexico Corruption – InSight Crime, November 15, 2018 (español aquí)

Guatemala Elite’s Criminal Links Highlight Country’s Political Vulnerability – InSight Crime, November 8, 2018 (español aquí)

LatAm Crime Groups Adapting to Meet Growing US Drug Demand – InSight Crime, November 6, 2018 (español aquí)

Colombia Authorities in the Dark With New Anti-Drug Proposals – InSight Crime, November 2, 2018 (español aquí)

Underreporting Helps Extortion Thrive in Mexico, Latin America – InSight Crime, November 1, 2018 (español aquí)

Even With ‘El Chapo’ Away, Sinaloa Cartel Remains Mexico’s Top Crime Group – InSight Crime, October 31, 2018 (español aquí)

Impunity Persists in LatAm Cases of Murdered Journalists – InSight Crime, October 30, 2018 (español aquí)

Paraguay Authorities Foil New Plan to Free Red Command Leader – InSight Crime, October 26, 2018 (español aquí)

US Fentanyl Seizure Suggests Evolving Mexican-Dominican Links – InSight Crime, October 24, 2018 (español aquí)

Global Drug Policy, A Decade of Failure: Report – InSight Crime, October 22, 2018 (español aquí)

3 Obstacles for Transnational Justice in Colombia – InSight Crime, October 19, 2018 (español aquí)

Ecuador Soldiers Allegedly Trafficked Weapons to Ex-FARC Mafia Network – InSight Crime, October 18, 2018 (español aquí)

Canada Marijuana Legalization Puts Spotlight on LatAm Drug Policy – InSight Crime, October 17, 2018 (español aquí)

Panama Security Officials Implicated in International Arms Trafficking Network – InSight Crime, October 15, 2018 (español aquí)

Narco-Tunnel on US-Mexico Border Points to Sinaloa Cartel – InSight Crime, October 11, 2018 (español aquí)

Money Laundering Tactics Adapting to Colombia Cocaine Boom – InSight Crime, October 10, 2018 (español aquí)

Costa Rica Crime Groups Diversifying Oil Theft Techniques – InSight Crime, October 10, 2018 (español aquí)

Former Guatemala VP Sentenced to Jail Time on Corruption Charges – InSight Crime, October 9, 2018 (español aquí)

Mexico’s Lucrative Oil Theft Industry Fueling Increased Criminal Violence – InSight Crime, October 4, 2018 (español aquí)

What’s Behind El Salvador’s Recent Drop in Homicides? – InSight Crime, October 3, 2018 (español aquí)

Colombia Authorities Seize First Assets Linked to Ex-FARC Mafia – InSight Crime, October 1, 2018 (español aquí)

Transnational Criminal Group Used US Postal Service to Traffic Drugs: Authorities – InSight Crime, September 28, 2018 (español aquí)

Disbanding Municipal Police Unlikely to Improve Mexico Security Crisis – InSight Crime, September 27, 2018 (español aquí)

Ayotzinapa: What Four Years of Impunity Say About Security In Mexico – InSight Crime, September 26, 2018 (español aquí)

Colombia Cocaine Production Breaks New Record Levels: UNODC Report – InSight Crime, September 19, 2018 (español aquí)

In Berta Cáceres Murder Trial in Honduras, Prosecutors Will Fall Short – InSight Crime, September 17, 2018 (español aquí)

Wavering of ELN Peace Talks Could Boost Rebels’ Criminal Prospects – InSight Crime, co-authored with Mimi Yagoub, September 14, 2018 (español aquí)

Despite Confession, Former El Salvador President’s Sentencing Is Bittersweet – InSight Crime, September 13, 2018 (español aquí)

Drug Suspect’s Arrest Raises Questions About Nicaragua Judicial Corruption – InSight Crime, September 11, 2018 (español aquí)

Nicaragua Becoming Regional Safe Haven for LatAm Fugitives – InSight Crime, September 3, 2018 (español aquí)

Guatemala President Announces End of CICIG’s Mandate – InSight Crime, co-authored with Steven Dudley and Héctor Silva Ávalos, August 31, 2018 (español aquí)

Jail Time for LatAm Officials Won’t Kick FIFA Corruption Problem – InSight Crime, August 30, 2018 (español aquí)

Guatemala Powerbroker Withdraws US Asylum Plea To Face Criminal Charges – InSight Crime, August 28, 2018 (español aquí)

Suspension of Entire Local Police Force Shows Depth of Mexico Corruption – InSight Crime, August 27, 2018 (español aquí)

Shifting Ex-FARC Mafia Alliances Fuel Colombia Criminal Shakeup – InSight Crime, co-authored with James Bargent, August 23, 2018 (español aquí)

Ecuador Bus Tragedy Reveals Innovative Tactics of Colombia Traffickers – InSight Crime, August 20, 2018 (español aquí)

Are Armed Drones the Weapon of the Future for Mexico’s Cartels? – InSight Crime, August 15, 2018 (español aquí)

Is Organized Crime Behind Uruguay’s Homicides Uptick? – InSight Crime, August 6, 2018 (español aquí)

Members of US Congress Ask For Sanctions Against LatAm Elites – InSight Crime, co-authored with Héctor Silva Ávalos, August 3, 2018 (español aquí)

Are Mexico President-Elect’s Security Proposals Wishful Thinking? – InSight Crime, August 1, 2018 (español aquí)

Mexico Organized Crime-Related Executions Hit Record High: Report – InSight Crime, July 26, 2018 (español aquí)

Guatemala Self-Defense Groups Reminder of Security Concerns – InSight Crime, July 25, 2018 (español aquí)

Nicaragua Anti-Terrorism Law Could Criminalize Opposition – InSight Crime, July 25, 2018 (español aquí)

LatAm Deadliest Region for Environmental Defenders: Report – InSight Crime, July 24, 2018 (español aquí)

5 Ways To Fight Corruption in Latin America – InSight Crime, co-authored with Mike LaSusa, July 23, 2018 (español aquí)

Why the Cachiros Liked Working with Honduras Politicians – InSight Crime, July 18, 2018 (español aquí)

How and Where Organized Crime Preys on Migrants in Mexico – InSight Crime, July 17, 2018 (español aquí)

As Nicaragua Violence Soars, Doubts About Those Responsible Disappear – InSight Crime, July 16, 2018 (español aquí)

El Salvador Citizen Security Plan Struggling to Reduce Insecurity – InSight Crime, July 16, 2018 (español aquí)

Mexico’s Ascendant Political Party Could Lead Big Shift on Security – InSight Crime, July 6, 2018 (español aquí)

Barrio Azteca Leader’s Arrest Casts Doubt on Trump Border Rhetoric – InSight Crime, July 3, 2018 (español aquí)

3 Big Questions About Mexico Security Policy Under AMLO – InSight Crime, July 2, 2018 (español aquí)

UN Report Calls for New Strategies to Curb Growing Global Drug Market – InSight Crime, June 27, 2018 (español aquí)

Colombia Coca Production Hits New Record High, US Figures Say – InSight Crime, June 26, 2018 (español aquí)

Could Nicaragua ‘Parapolice’ Groups Turn Criminal? – InSight Crime, June 22, 2018 (español aquí)

5 Organized Crime Challenges for Colombia President-Elect Duque – InSight Crime, with assistance from InSight Crime’s RoadMap to Lasting Peace team, June 19, 2018 (español aquí)

Honduras Anti-Corruption Probe Implicates President, Opposition – InSight Crime, June 15, 2018 (español aquí)

Mexico Cartel Leader’s Sentencing Sends Strong Message to El Chapo – InSight Crime, June 12, 2018 (español aquí)

Latin America Citizens Say They Feel Least Safe for Ninth Year Running – InSight Crime, June 8, 2018 (español aquí)

US Funding for Abusive El Salvador Police Casts Doubt on Vetting – InSight Crime, May 31, 2018 (español aquí)

Drugs, Corruption Quietly Funding Mexico Political Campaigns: Report – InSight Crime, May 30, 2018 (español aquí)

Mexico Authorities Close In on CJNG With Arrest of Leader’s Wife – InSight Crime, May 28, 2018 (español aquí)

US Helps Colombia Arrest Longtime Medellín Underworld Figure ‘Popeye’ – InSight Crime, May 25, 2018 (español aquí)

Costa Rica Arrests Point to Security Forces’ Growing Drug Trade Ties – InSight Crime, May 24, 2018 (español aquí)

Colombia Dismantles Underground Drug-Lab Linked to Ex-FARC Mafia – InSight Crime, with assistance from Sergio Saffon, May 23, 2018 (español aquí)

Colombia Authorities ‘Narrow In’ on Urabeños Leader With Latest Arrest – InSight Crime, May 22, 2018 (español aquí)

Former El Salvador President to Stand Trial for Money Laundering – InSight Crime, May 17, 2018 (español aquí)

Turf Dispute Breaks North Brazil Gang Pact, Opening Door for PCC – InSight Crime, May 15, 2018 (español aquí)

US Easing of Gun Export Controls Could Send New Wave of Arms to LatAm – InSight Crime, May 15, 2018 (español aquí)

Chile Dismantles ‘First’ Arms Trafficking Ring Importing US Weapons – InSight Crime, May 11, 2018 (español aquí)

Brazil Police, Politician Tied to High-Profile Rio Activist’s Murder – InSight Crime, May 10, 2018 (español aquí)

Mexico, Deadliest Place for Media, Advances Journalist’s Murder Case – InSight Crime, May 3, 2018 (español aquí)

MS13 Leader’s Relatives Swept Up in El Salvador Anti-Drug Operation – InSight Crime, May 1, 2018 (español aquí)

Amid Colombia Peace Deal Shake-Up, Second FARC Leader Targeted: Report – InSight Crime, April 30, 2018 (español aquí)

After Working With CIA, Old-School ‘Cocaine Cowboys’ Face US Justice – InSight Crime, co-authored with Mike LaSusa, April 26, 2018 (español aquí)

A New Inquiry, A Mea Culpa and Another Possible Crisis in Guatemala – InSight Crime, April 20, 2018 (español aquí)

Amid Concerns Over FARC Peace Deal, Ecuador Stops Hosting ELN Talks – InSight Crime, April 19, 2018 (español aquí)

Colombia Ex-FARC Mafia Under Fire After Death of Kidnapped Journalists – InSight Crime, with assistance from Mimi Yagoub and Javier Villalba, April 17, 2018 (español aquí)

Mexico’s Zetas: From Criminal Powerhouse to Fragmented Remnants – InSight Crime, April 6, 2018 (español aquí)

Correction to InSight Crime’s March 28 CJNG Article – InSight Crime, April 3, 2018 (español aquí)

Costa Rica’s Next President Lacks Plan to Tackle Rising Insecurity – InSight Crime, April 2, 2018 (español aquí)

Unregulated Private Security Firms Fuel LatAm Crime, Violence: Report – InSight Crime, March 27, 2018 (español aquí)

Venezuela President Gave Odebrecht Contracts in Exchange for Campaign Cash: Report – InSight Crime, co-authored with C.H. Gardiner, March 26, 2018 (español aquí)

High Expectations for Legal Marijuana in Uruguay Despite Challenges: Report – InSight Crime, March 22, 2018 (español aquí)

Colombia Social Leaders Caught in Crossfire of Battle for Pacific Coast – InSight Crime, with assistance from Angela Olaya, March 21, 2018 (español aquí)

Latin America Falls Short on Anti-Crime Efforts: US State Department – InSight Crime, March 20, 2018 (español aquí)

Bolivia Prison Raid Shows Control of Inmates – InSight Crime, March 15, 2018 (español aquí)

How Will US State Department Shake-Up Impact LatAm Crime Fighting? – InSight Crime, March 13, 2018 (español aquí)

Corrupt Police in Paraguay See Opportunity in Illegal Logging – InSight Crime, March 6, 2018 (español aquí)

Arrest in Cáceres Case One Piece of Larger Corruption Network in Honduras – InSight Crime, March 6, 2018 (español aquí)

Mexico’s National Crime Now at Country’s Largest University – InSight Crime, March 5, 2018 (español aquí)

Berta Cáceres Murder Unveiled Network of Impunity for Honduras Elites – InSight Crime, March 2, 2018 (español aquí)

Paramilitary Group in Veracruz Police Carried Out Disappearances: Attorney General – InSight Crime, February 27, 2018 (español aquí)

Report Highlights Need for Independent Anti-Graft Body in Honduras – InSight Crime, February 23, 2018 (español aquí)

Corruption Survey Shows Latin America Still Struggling to Tackle Graft – InSight Crime, February 22, 2018 (español aquí)

Criminal Violence Threatens Colombia Drug Crop Substitution: Report – InSight Crime, February 22, 2018 (español aquí)

Colombia Asset Seizures Raise Doubts About FARC Peace Deal Compliance – InSight Crime, February 20, 2018 (español aquí)

Officials in Brazil, Mexico Question Traditional Crime-Fighting Strategies – InSight Crime, co-authored with C.H. Gardiner, February 5, 2018 (español aquí)

Documentary Series Examines Role of Mexico’s Crime Groups in US Opioid Crisis – InSight Crime, February 2, 2018 (español aquí)

Arrests Again Point to Paraguay President’s Contraband Cigarettes – InSight Crime, co-authored with C.H. Gardiner, January 31, 2018 (español aquí)

Car Bomb a Hint that Colombia’s Guerrilla Tactics Spreading to Ecuador – InSight Crime, with assistance from Sergio Saffon, January 30, 2018 (español aquí)

Shifting Criminal Dynamics Signal Violent Future for Colombia-Venezuela Border – InSight Crime, January 29, 2018 (español aquí)

Massacre in Northern Brazil Points to PCC’s Continued Expansion – InSight Crime, co-authored with C.H. Gardiner, January 29, 2018 (español aquí)

Mass Displacements in Colombia Illustrate New Dynamics of Criminal Violence – InSight Crime, January 23, 2018 (español aquí)

Militarization Continues as Mexico Records Most Homicidal Year on Record – InSight Crime, January 22, 2018 (español aquí)

US Authorities Charge Honduran Congressman with Drug Trafficking – InSight Crime, January 19, 2018 (español aquí)

Is Paraguay’s EPP Expanding Role in Marijuana Trade? – InSight Crime, January 19, 2018 (español aquí)

Venezuela Opposition Leader Killed in Government Security Operation – InSight Crime, January 16, 2018 (español aquí)

Venezuela Politicians Accuse Military of Involvement in Contraband Mineral Trade – InSight Crime, January 15, 2018 (español aquí)

US Indictment Suggests MS13 Expanding Communications, Drug Trafficking – InSight Crime, January 12, 2018 (español aquí)

Wave of Violence Strikes Colombia After ELN Ceasefire Ends – InSight Crime, with assistance from Javier Villalba, January 11, 2018 (español aquí)

GameChangers 2017: The Long Road to Prison Reform in Latin America – InSight Crime, January 10, 2018 (español aquí)

Colombia Deploys Troops to Tumaco as ELN Ceasefire Ends – InSight Crime, with assistance from Javier Villalba, January 9, 2018 (español aquí)

Socioeconomic Shifts Could Challenge Cuba Drug Policy: Report – InSight Crime, January 8, 2018 (español aquí)

Colombia Sends Mixed Message on 2018 Coca Eradication Goal – InSight Crime, December 18, 2017 (español aquí)

“The Election Is Being Stolen” – an interview with Dana Frank – Jacobin, December 8, 2017

Gang Members, Guards Accused in Guatemala Prison Director’s Murder – InSight Crime, co-authored with Mike LaSusa, December 5, 2017 (español aquí)

Guatemala’s ‘Ghost’ Sentenced in US With Plea Deal That Could Spook Elites – InSight Crime, December 4, 2017 (español aquí)

Mexico Inches Closer to Solidifying Military’s Crime-Fighting Role – InSight Crime, December 4, 2017 (español aquí)

El Salvador Must ‘Bleed More’ to Force Reckoning: Barrio 18 Member – InSight Crime, November 30, 2017 (español aquí)

Enforcement Shifting Human Smuggling Routes, Dangers in Mexico: Report – InSight Crime, November 29, 2017 (español aquí)

Prison Massacre Charges Highlight Source of Brazil Security Crisis – InSight Crime, November 27, 2017 (español aquí)

Ecuador Officials Reject Report Saying Mexico Cartels Operate There – InSight Crime, November 16, 2017 (español aquí)

Latin America Media Giants Implicated in FIFA Corruption Scandal – InSight Crime, November 16, 2017 (español aquí)

US Congressional Hearing Renews Debate on Efficacy of ‘Kingpin List’ – InSight Crime, co-authored with Mike LaSusa, November 15, 2017 (español aquí)

Report Unravels Transnational Strands of Costa Rica Drug Trade – InSight Crime, co-authored with Mike LaSusa, November 14, 2017 (español aquí)

Judicial Delay Tactics Gumming Up Guatemala Criminal Cases: Report – InSight Crime, November 13, 2017 (español aquí)

El Salvador Citizens Say Gangs, Not Government ‘Rules’ the Country – InSight Crime, November 8, 2017 (español aquí)

Did Sean Penn’s Meeting With El Chapo Help Authorities Track Down the Kingpin? – InSight Crime, co-authored with Mike LaSusa, November 8, 2017 (español aquí)

US Trial Against LatAm Officials in FIFA Corruption Scandal Kicks Off – InSight Crime, November 7, 2017 (español aquí)

Mexico Reforms Failing to Prevent Rights Abuses by Military: Report – InSight Crime, November 7, 2017 (español aquí)

Powerful Mexico Crime Groups Grew by Extorting Avocado Trade: Report – InSight Crime, November 1, 2017 (español aquí)

Berta Cáceres Murder Report Underscores Criminal Ties of Honduras Business, State – InSight Crime, November 1, 2017 (español aquí)

El Salvador Struggles to Enforce Regulations on Private Security Firms – InSight Crime, October 31, 2017 (español aquí)

Tentacles of Organized Crime in Mexico Extend to Octopus Theft – InSight Crime, October 30, 2017 (español aquí)

Was Mexico President’s 2012 Campaign Funded by Odebrecht? – InSight Crime, October 27, 2017 (español aquí)

In Mexico: A Kidnapping, a Negotiation, then an ‘Escape’ – InSight Crime, October 27, 2017 (español aquí)

Mexico Victims’ Survey Belies Growing Homicides – InSight Crime, October 24, 2017 (español aquí)

Is The Impact of Violence in Mexico Similar to War Zones? – InSight Crime, October 23, 2017 (español aquí)

Report Details Potential Surrender Agreement With Urabeños in Colombia – InSight Crime, October 20, 2017 (español aquî)

Could New Anti-Corruption App Reduce Graft in Mexico? – InSight Crime, October 20, 2017 (español aquí)

Mexico AG Resigns Amid Growing Pressure to Tackle Widespread Graft – InSight Crime, October 18, 2017 (español aquí)

Police Corruption Scandals Hit Well-Regarded Forces in Ecuador, Chile – InSight Crime, October 16, 2017 (español aquí)

US-Canada Border Arrest Shows Varied Human Smuggling Routes – InSight Crime, October 16, 2017 (español aquí)

Radio Program in Peru Takes Aim at Human Trafficking – InSight Crime, October 10, 2017 (español aquí)

Will Latest Ex-Governor Captured in Mexico Face Extradition? – InSight Crime, October 9, 2017 (español aquí)

Mexico Supreme Court Ruling Pushes Back Against US ‘Kingpin List’ – InSight Crime, co-authored with Mike LaSusa, October 5, 2017 (español aquí)

Brazil’s Biggest Gang Planning Kingpin’s Paraguay Prison Break: Police – InSight Crime, October 4, 2017 (español aquí)

Ecuador Vice President Detained Amid Probe of Alleged Odebrecht Links – InSight Crime, October 3, 2017 (español aquí)

Guatemala Arms Trafficking Routes Mirror Drug Trafficking Hot Spots – InSight Crime, October 2, 2017 (español aquí)

Former Boss of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel Pleads Guilty to US Drug Charges – InSight Crime, September 27, 2017 (español aquí)

Panama Mayor Linked to Transnational Drug Trafficking Organization – InSight Crime, September 26, 2017 (español aquí)

Obstructed Justice in Mexico: Ayotzinapa Three Years Later – InSight Crime, September 26, 2017 (español aquí)

‘Classic Rio Gangster Battle’ Leaves Brazil Favela in State of Siege – InSight Crime, September 26, 2017 (español aquí)

US Warning on Venezuela Corruption Could Foreshadow More Sanctions – InSight Crime, September 22, 2017 (español aquí)

Costa Rica Organ Trafficking Trial Links Illicit Transplant Network to Ukraine – InSight Crime, September 21, 2017 (español aquí)

FARC Entrance to Colombia’s Political Arena Haunted by Guerrillas’ Past – InSight Crime, September 20, 2017 (español aquí)

Allegations of Venezuela, Nicaragua Complicity in FARC Money Laundering Resurface – InSight Crime, September 19, 2017 (español aquí)

US Threatens to Brand Colombia Not Compliant on Anti-Drug Efforts – InSight Crime, September 14, 2017 (español aquí)

In Huge Momentum Shift, Guatemala President Retains Immunity – InSight Crime, September 12, 2017 (español aquí)

New Charges Provide Further Evidence of Crime Group Run by Brazil Elites – InSight Crime, September 11, 2017 (español aquí)

Fugitive Italian Latest Foreign Crime Boss Captured in Uruguay – InSight Crime, September 8, 2017 (español aquí)

Extortion in Honduras Capital Shutting Stores, Causing Migration – InSight Crime, September 8, 2017 (español aquí)

El Salvador Death Squad Cases Go International – InSight Crime, September 7, 2017 (español aquí)

New Details Reveal Breadth of Guatemala Human Smuggling Network – InSight Crime, September 5, 2017 (español aquí)

El Salvador Death Squad Suspects Freed, While Corrupt Cops Jailed – InSight Crime, September 5, 2017 (español aquí)

Argentina ‘Narco-Rice’ Investigation Turns Towards Soccer – InSight Crime, September 5, 2017 (español aquí)

Violence in Honduras Capital City Follows Past Trends – InSight Crime, September 4, 2017 (español aquí)

Brazil Crime Boss Sold ‘Tons’ of Drugs From Paraguay Prison – InSight Crime, August 31, 2017 (español aquí)

Latin America Scores Poorly in New ‘Global Impunity Index’ – InSight Crime, August 29, 2017 (español aquí)

Bolivia, Peru Cocaine Figures Show Colombia Driving Andean Boom – InSight Crime, August 28, 2017 (español aquí)

Brazil’s PCC Planning Anniversary Attacks on Govt Officials: Report – InSight Crime, August 28, 2017 (español aquí)

Drug Dealers Operate Freely at Mexico’s Largest University: Video – InSight Crime, August 25, 2017 (español aquí)

Can Mariachi Cops Strum Away Mexico’s Security Blues? – InSight Crime, August 25, 2017 (español aquí)

Colombia Loan Shark Network Uncovered in Mexico City – InSight Crime, August 24, 2017 (español aquí)

Is Another Presidential Crisis Unfolding in Guatemala? – InSight Crime, August 24, 2017 (español aquí)

Honduran Kingpin’s Plea Agreement May Have Damning Consequences – InSight Crime, August 23, 2017 (español aquí)

After Another Arrest, Is the Sinaloa Cartel Nearing Its End? – InSight Crime, August 22, 2017 (español aquí)

With Farmers Lacking Alternatives, Paraguay Marijuana Production Surges – InSight Crime, August 21, 2017 (español aquí)

Guatemala Hospital Attack Could Boost Support for Harsh Anti-Gang Measures – InSight Crime, August 17, 2017 (español aquí)

As US Prosecutes Foreign Crimes, How Far Can its Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Reach? – InSight Crime, August 16, 2017 (español aquí)

US Judge Casts Cloud Over Chapo’s All-Star Defense Prospects – InSight Crime, August 15, 2017 (español aquí)

New Data Reinforces Link Between Guns, Violence in Latin America – InSight Crime, August 14, 2017 (español aquí)

How El Salvador’s Metal Mining Ban Could Benefit Organized Crime – InSight Crime, August 14, 2017 (español aquí)

Biggest US Sanctions Target Mexico Narco You’ve Never Heard Of – InSight Crime, co-authored with Deborah Bonello, August 10, 2017 (español aquí)

Can Trump’s Tough Approach ‘Win’ Fight Against US Opioid Crisis? – InSight Crime, co-authored with Deborah Bonello, August 9, 2017 (español aquí)

What Does Mini Lic Not Guilty Plea Mean for Sinaloa Cartel? – InSight Crime, August 8, 2017 (español aquí)

Bolivia Defense of Legal Coca Cultivation Likely to Boost Cocaine Trafficking – InSight Crime, August 8, 2017 (español aquí)

Nearly 50 Groups Active in Human Trafficking in Mexico: Report – InSight Crime, August 7, 2017 (español aquí)

New US Opioid Task Force Lacks Focus on Treatment, Prevention – InSight Crime, co-authored with Deborah Bonello, August 4, 2017 (español aquí)

Crime Groups ‘Persist’ in Guatemala’s Customs System: Defense Minister – InSight Crime, August 2, 2017 (español aquí)

Uruguay to Use Seized Narco Assets for Addiction Treatment – InSight Crime, August 1, 2017 (español aquí)

Brazil Military Deployment in Rio Shows Past Failures of Militarization – InSight Crime, co-authored with Mike LaSusa, July 31, 2017 (español aquí)

Honduras Tycoon Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering in US – InSight Crime, July 28, 2017 (español aquí)

Jamaica to Initiate Security Crackdown as Murders Surge – InSight Crime, July 26, 2017 (español aquí)

Increasing Mexico Nightclub Attacks Show Crime Groups’ Brazenness – InSight Crime, July 25, 2017 (español aquí)

Too Little Too Late? Bolivia, Brazil to Boost Efforts Against Criminal Migration – InSight Crime, July 24, 2017 (español aquí)

Officials Resist Blaming ‘Cartels’ for Deadly Mexico City Clashes – InSight Crime, July 21, 2017 (español aquí)

Asset Forfeiture in Latin America: A Moral Dilemma? – InSight Crime, July 20, 2017 (español aquí)

Are Central American Gangs Growing in Southern Mexico? – InSight Crime, July 19, 2017 (español aquí)

Chaos in Venezuela Contributing to Resurgence of Colombia’s Rastrojos? – InSight Crime, July 18, 2017 (español aquí)

Report Links Spike in Colombia Deforestation to FARC Demobilization – InSight Crime, July 18, 2017 (español aquí)

Human Trafficking Network Dismantled in Panama – InSight Crime, July 17, 2017 (español aquí)

Mexico’s Police are Overworked, Underpaid and Poorly Distributed – InSight Crime, co-authored with Steven Dudley, July 14, 2017 (español aquí)

Residents of Rio, Brazil Flee Amid Growing Violence: Report – InSight Crime, July 11, 2017 (español aquí)

Mexico Prison Deaths Reflect Endemic Problems, Criminal Conflicts – InSight Crime, July 10, 2017 (español aquí)

After Massive Police Op, What’s Next in Fight Against Illegal Gold? – InSight Crime, July 7, 2017 (español aquí)

Role of Female Gang Members Evolving in Honduras: Report – InSight Crime, July 7, 2017 (español aquí)

Insecurity Leads Mexico Convenience Store Chain to Close Stores – InSight Crime, July 6, 2017 (español aquí)

New App Aims to Improve Citizen Security in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – InSight Crime, July 6, 2017 – (español aquí)

Honduras Kingpin Pleads Guilty, Sets Stage for Damning Revelations – InSight Crime, July 3, 2017 – (español aquí)

Bloody Battle in Sinaloa, Mexico Reflects Splintering Underworld – InSight Crime, July 3, 2017 – (español aquí)

Report Underscores Mexico’s Flawed Response to Rising Violence – InSight Crime, June 30, 2017 (español aquí)

Latin America Still Falling Short in Combating Human Trafficking: Report – InSight Crime, June 27, 2017 (español aquí)

Rising Seizures and Consumption in Argentina – the Next Brazil? – InSight Crime, June 27, 2017 (español aquí)

US Plays Catch Up With Engagement Strategy in Caribbean – InSight Crime, June 26, 2017 (español aquí)

Are Crime Groups Increasingly Corrupting Costa Rica Police? – InSight Crime, June 23, 2017 (español aquí)

Mexico Arrests Knights Templar Leader, Cementing Group’s Demise – InSight Crime, June 22, 2017 (español aquí)

CentAm Gangs Selling Drug Trafficking Services on Dark Web: UN Official – InSight Crime, June 20, 2017 (español aquí)

Mexico Authorities Misusing Surveillance Tech to Spy on Political Opponents: Reports – InSight Crime, June 19, 2017 (español aquí)

Mexico Marines to Regain Control of Country’s Ports – InSight Crime, June 17, 2017 (español aquí)

Trump’s Cuba U-Turn Could Impact Anti-Narcotics Efforts – InSight Crime, June 16, 2017 (español aquí)

Mexico Vigilantes Use Gruesome Video to Promote Their Cause – InSight Crime, June 14, 2017 (español aquí)

Report Highlights Rising Violence in Northern Brazil – InSight Crime, June 13, 2017 (español aquí)

Corruption Is the ‘Operating System’ in Honduras: Report – InSigh Crime, Co-authored with Mike LaSusa, June 12, 2017 (español aquí)

Ten Countries with Highest Child Homicide Rates All in LatAm: Report – InSight Crime, June 6, 2017 (español aquí)

Guatemala Mayor’s Brother Tied to Major El Salvador Cocaine Seizure – InSight Crime, June 5, 2017 (español aquí)

Illegal Gold Mining in Costa Rica Suggests Diversifying Criminal Landscape – InSight Crime, May 24, 2017 (español aquí)

Conflict, Violence Continue to Drive Displacement in Latin America: Report – InSight Crime, May 23, 2017 (español aquí)

Mexico Ex-Governor’s Extradition Overshadows Other Important Cases – InSight Crime, Co-authored with Deborah Bonello, May 17, 2017 (español aquí)

America’s Real Gang Threat is Domestic, ICE Figures Prove – The Crime Report (InSight Crime article from May 12 cross-posted), May 16, 2017

Inter-American Court Sanctions Brazil over Police Violence for First Time – InSight Crime, May 16, 2017 (español aquí)

Paraguay Police Took Bribes from Marijuana Producers: Audio Recording – InSight Crime, May 15, 2017 (español aquí)

‘La Patrona’ Escape from Guatemala Prison Spotlights Institutional Corruption – InSight Crime, May 12, 2017 (español aquí)

US Anti-Gang Operation Shows Complexity of Criminal Landscape – InSight Crime, May 12, 2017 (español aquí)

Basic Trafficker Technology Trumps Hi-Tech Authorities – InSight Crime, May 11, 2017 (español aquí)

How Will Cuts in US Aid Impact the Northern Triangle? – InSight Crime, May 11, 2017 (español aquí)

Proposed Anti-Gang Law in Guatemala Another Flawed ‘Iron Fist’ Policy? – InSight Crime, May 3, 2017 (español aquí)

Ecuador’s Alleged ‘Pablo Escobar’: from Boatman to Drug Lord – InSight Crime, May 1, 2017 (español aquí)

Arrests Highlight Role of Dominican Crime Groups in International Drug Trade – InSight Crime, April 25, 2017 (español aquí)

Security Concerns Remain Despite Drop in Homicides in Honduras – InSight Crime, April 20, 2017 (español aquí)

Record Killings of Rio Police Are Part of Institutional Failure – InSight Crime, April 11, 2017 (español aquí)

Brazil Crime Groups Expanding Oil Theft Operations – InSight Crime, April 5, 2017 (español aquí)

Governments Must Go After the Money to Combat Transnational Crime: Report – InSight Crime, March 28, 2017 (español aquí)

Veracruz: Report Unveils Mexico’s ‘State of Terror’ – InSight Crime, Co-authored with Alistair Thompson, March 15, 2017 (español aquí)

US Indicts Fmr Guatemala VP, Fmr Interior Minister on Drug Charges – InSight Crime, February 24, 2017 (español aquí)

Venezuela Citizens Charged with Trafficking Arms from Miami – InSight Crime, February 23, 2017 (español aquí)

Closing of Private School in Honduras Linked to Extortion – InSight Crime, February 16, 2017 (español aquí)

Report Reveals Intersection of Development Projects, Organized Crime in Honduras – InSight Crime, February 13, 2017 (español aquí)

El Salvador Gangs Responsible for 84% of Forced Displacements: Report – InSight Crime, January 30, 2017 (español aquí)

Money Laundering Links Honduras, Panama and US – InSight Crime, January 27, 2017 (español aquí)

Militarized Approach Continues as Mexico to Send 500 Troops to Border Town – InSight Crime, January 23, 2017 (español aquí)

Unpaid Peru Informants Shows Issues with Compensation Programs – InSight Crime, January 17, 2017 (español aquí)

Latest Brazil Prison Riot Signals Emerging Security Crisis – InSight Crime, Co-Authored with Mike LaSusa and Randall Ramos, January 16, 2017 (español aquí)

The Fate of Honduras – Jacobin, December 7, 2016

Urban Pilón, Recalling Roots to Lead a Chicago Culinary Movement – Agúzate, November 24, 2016

Alto a las Deportaciones: Movimiento por Justicia dirigido por Indocumentadxs (en Español) – El BeiSMan, November 10, 2016

Stopping Deportations: Chicago’s Undocumented-Led Movement for Justice – El BeiSMan, November 9, 2016

We Need Each Other: How austerity and the Chicago Teachers Union have fostered a culture of solidarity between parents and educators – Jacobin, November 3, 2016

As Honduran Environmental Activists Face Renewed Repression, U.S. Security Aid Keeps Flowing – Security Assistance Monitor, a project of the Center for International Policy, November 1, 2016 (reprint)

I’m a Millennial and I Don’t Trust Hillary Clinton, But Here’s Why #I’mWithHer – El BeiSMan, November 1, 2016

Environmental Activists Face Renewed Repression in Honduras – The North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA), October 27, 2016

Mérida educators speak out on need for comprehensive education reform – The Yucatan Times, October 19, 2016

‘Allá en San Fernando’ blurs the lines between life and death, violence and redemption – El BeiSMan, October 14, 2016

Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center Celebrates 45 Years of Community Engagement — El BeiSMan, October 3, 2016

The U.S. Spends Millions Funding Central America’s Drug War. A New Report Says it Hasn’t Worked — In These Times, September 12, 2016

They’re Refugees, Not Illegal Immigrants — El BeiSMan, September 2, 2016

Enrique Peña Nieto and Donald Trump: A Future Without Hope — El BeiSMan, September 1, 2016

Domestic Workers in Ill. Win Bill of Rights: “Years of organizing have finally paid off” — In These Times, August 16, 2016

Why a Georgia Congressman is Fighting to Stop Security Aid to Honduras — In These Times, August 11, 2016

Chicago Activists Accuse ICE of Racial Profiling After Street Corner Raid — In These Times, August 10, 2016

Colombian Fest: It’s not a festival, it’s a verbena — Agúzate, July 11, 2016

Maestros de Chicago Protestan en Solidaridad con los Educadores Oaxaqueños (en Español) — In These Times, June 23, 2016

Chicago Teachers Organize In Support of Mexican Colleagues After Violent Clashes in Oaxaca — In These Times, June 23, 2016

Activistas de Chicago muestran apoyo a la CNTE en Oaxaca (entrevista en Español) — In These Times, June 22, 2016

Why Oaxaca Matters — El BeiSMan, June 21, 2016

After Teachers Union Protests Against Education Reform, Mexican Police Kill 8 Protesters in Oaxaca — In These Times, June 21, 2016

Honduran Indigenous Leader Asks Sen. Dick Durbin To Help ‘Stop the Assassinations’ in Honduras — In These Times, June 9, 2016

Jennicet Eva Gutiérrez: “I found my voice and regained my humanity and my dignity” — El BeiSMan, June 5, 2016

Jorge Mena: Undocumented and Unafraid, Chicago Latinxs Battle Trump — El BeiSMan (reprint), June 1, 2016

Consumers, Poultry Workers’ Last Line of Defense Against Exploitation and Inhumanity (Part III/III) — El BeiSMan, May 31, 2016

Donald Trump’s Hateful Rhetoric No Match for Chicago’s Latinx Community — The Yucatan Times, May 23, 2016

Mexico’s Women Rise Up Against Climbing Femicide Rates in Puebla, Nationwide (reprint) — San Miguel Times, May 23, 2016

Corporate Control in Arkansas Poultry Industry Helps To Silence Opposition (Part II/III) — El BeiSMan, May 10, 2016

Arkansas Poultry Plant Exploitation Sheds Light on National Concern (Part I/III) — El BeiSMan, May 1, 2016

Mexico’s Women Rise Up Against Climbing Femicide Rates in Puebla, Nationwide (original) — The Yucatan Times, April 29, 2016

Chicago’s National Museum of Mexican Art Debuts New Exhibitions — El BeiSMan, March 29, 2016

Two Worlds Collide in Mérida’s Big City Dichotomy (Mérida, México) — The Yucatan Times, March 24, 2016

RIMEL: Chicago’s Own Battles the Patriarchy — El BeiSMan, March 6, 2016

The Hills Have Weavers, the Zapotec Way of Life (Oaxaca, México) — El BeiSMan, March 1, 2016

‘Saca tu Sabucán Yucatán’ Aims To Eliminate Plastic Bags From Environment (Merida, Mexico) — The Yucatan Times, February 26, 2016

Sabor a Cafe Transcends Borders with a Globally Inclusive Focus — El BeiSMan, February 6, 2016

Eliades Ochoa y Barbarito Torres en el Old Town School of Folk Music — El BeiSMan, February 1, 2016

Latin@ Millennials To Be Difference Maker in 2016 — El BeiSMan, February 1, 2016

Cue the Music, Beats Battle Words for Unity — El BeiSMan, January 29, 2016

Carmen Aristegui in Chicago: Democracy and Freedoms in México — El BeiSMan, January 28, 2016

Mass Deportation: A Betrayal of American Values — El BeiSMan, January 6, 2016

‘El anarquismo en México’ Gives Modern Anarchist New Identity — El BeiSMan, January 5, 2016

Donald Trump and la ‘campaña del miedo’ (bilingue) — El BeiSMan, January 1, 2016

El Reino de las Sombras y el olvido de los desaparecidos en México — El BeiSMan, December 18, 2015

Dos Santos Closes Out Global Dance Party in Cumbia Style — El BeiSMan, December 15, 2015

‘Spotlight’ Illuminates Harsh Realities of Journalism, Catholic Church — El BeiSMan, December 9, 2015

‘Alegrías y lágrimas’ Breathes Hope for Immigrants, Refugees — El BeiSMan, December 3, 2015

Sixteen Shots and 400 Days Later: CPD’s Attempted Cover Up — El BeiSMan, November 30, 2015

Guillermo Calderón’s ‘Escuela’ Transcends Time and Place — El BeiSMan, November 11, 2015

Peña Nieto pretende silenciar la verdad con “La noche de Iguala” — El BeiSMan, November 7, 2015

Jorge Zepeda Talks Journalism, Fiction To Open First Annual Latin@ Authors Book Fair — El BeiSMan, October 29, 2015

Anabel Hernández’s Quest for Change in México — El BeiSMan, October 27, 2015

‘El campanario’: The Ambiguity of Life and Remembering — El BeiSMan, October 21, 2015

The Music of Gonzalo Córdova: Traditional and Modern Sounds — El BeiSMan, October 13, 2015

Ishto Juevez’s Migrant Trail, A Fusion of Culture and Love — El BeiSMan, September 20, 2015

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