Mimi Yagoub

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 06:48
A recent report highlighted critical problems within Honduras' prisons, where the prevalence of gang violence and deplorable conditions suggest that the penal system does nothing to rehabilitate offenders.
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 05:55
A video has emerged depicting the beheading of a teenager in Brazil, in what could be an escalation of a brutal turf war between two rival gangs.
Friday, January 29, 2016 - 05:19
High ranking members of the Dominican Republic security forces have been arrested for arms trafficking in a case that reveals how corrupt networks of officials allegedly use U.S. gun suppliers and false documents to skirt the country's gun control regulations.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 06:42
Seven current and former Venezuela military officials are to be tried for allowing illegal drug flights to transit through the country, in a small-scale prosecution that continues to leave the highest ranks of corrupt military untouched.
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 06:13
A huge cocaine processing complex run by the ELN has been found in west Colombia, showcasing the guerrilla group's role in a drug trade that could soon be changing hands.
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 21:50
A new report details a series of recommendations meant to reduce impunity and insecurity in Guatemala over the next decade. However, inadequate funding raises doubt over whether the proposals will actually be enacted.
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 06:38
Argentina is investigating a judge for pardoning and releasing drug traffickers in exchange for bribes, echoing similar scandals elsewhere in the region, particularly Peru.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 06:10
A recent interview with William Brownfield provides an insight into how the United States views the current state of drug trafficking in Colombia, and the potential future of its criminal landscape in the midst of political change.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 06:25
The arrest of a mayor in Honduras on charges of multiple homicide draws attention to the larger regional problem of corruption among local officials, one boosted by the increase in power of these municipal governments.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 07:22
BACRIM groups "seek to enter our territory unnoticed; causing an increase in the trafficking of drugs, people and weapons, as well as ... corruption and the mutation of identified local groups."