Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Latin America still has the highest rate of crime in the world. Drug traffic, corruption and the United States have all played a vital role in this drama.
Since the PRI returned to power, journalists continue to be targeted with threats, attacks and killings. Self-censorship by the survivors and their media outlets means that the most important stories don't get covered.
Violence in Tegucigalpa and Rio de Janeiro, organised crime in El Salvador, the authoritarian legacy in Argentina ... some of the research topics for LAB partner Researching Security.
Honduran military claims that clandestine groups are carrying out military training are used to justify further repression.
Research by ICIJ reveals that Paraguay's new president is head of a secret bank set up in the Cook Islands.

Caribbean Media Partners

Caribbean Media Partners is the only agency covering the region in all languages. It's mission is to facilitate regional integration through the exchange of information, news, audio-visual productions and any other content from the Caribbean.
A dramatic fall in gang-initiated killings masks ongoing violence against women.
One year on from a disastrous fire that killed 350 inmates at a prison in Comayagua, LAB's Nick Caistor finds that the situation in Honduras' jails is as bad as ever.

Researchingsecurity

We are a group of PhD students from different universities and nationalities across the globe conducting research related to organised crime, security and policing with a focus on Latin America.
A new edition of Faces of Latin America, a vital source of information on Latin America, has been published.

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