As Mexico’s president gives the military more and more roles, public opinion seems worryingly supportive.
Veteran politician Carolina Tohá, Chile’s new interior minister, faces rising crime and a government in some distress.
Criminal groups seem emboldened despite the militarization of security.
Behind today’s conflict in southern Chile is a long history of resistance to outsiders, a historian writes.
The guerrilla group’s growing power is an obstacle to democratic and economic stabilization in Venezuela.
Long-term deployment and an ever-expanding mandate may harm the reputation of Mexico’s most trusted institution.
A shocking rise in crime accompanies institutional division and a stalled government agenda, even as the economy recovers.
Brazil’s president tries to please his base ahead of the 2022 election – to their likely detriment.
The rise and fall of a powerful governor allegedly shows the influence of criminal groups.
If you want to fight organized crime, defund it.
Combating organized crime in the Americas requires cooperation among the hemisphere’s countries.
A December report could lead to some modifications of U.S. anti-drug policy, but no dramatic steps.
With 97% of Latin American kids out of class, some criminal groups see a bonanza in recruitment.
There is hope for combating illicit trade in 2021, but we have to act together.
La COVID-19 ha sido fantástica para el crimen organizado. Una mejor coordinación internacional podría mitigar al menos parte de los daños.