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IPS: Latin America Lacks Clear Policies to Tackle Human Trafficking

Written by Daniela Pastrana

IPS: Latin America Lacks Clear Policies to Tackle Human Trafficking

Although Mexico is still the main source of migrants to the United States, a rise in the flow of migrants from Central America and South America has been seen in the last few decades, and more recently from the Caribbean, Asia and Africa.

InSight Crime: Argentina Crime Survey is Another Step Toward Transparency

Written by Tristan Clavel

InSight Crime: Argentina Crime Survey is Another Step Toward Transparency

Argentina's first official report on crime victimization in years represents an initial step toward enhancing transparency around security issues, but it is still too early to tell what is driving the trends outlined by the study.

ESP: Rio ganha aplicativo para alertar sobre onde há tiroteios e crimes

Por Estado de São Paulo

ESP: Rio ganha aplicativo para alertar sobre onde há tiroteios e crimes

Para ajudar  a população a reduzir os riscos, um grupo de cidadãos, de forma voluntária, criou nas redes sociais o aplicativo Onde Tem Tiroteio, conhecido como OTT, que alerta em tempo real os lugares onde estão ocorrendo confrontos, assaltos e arrastões.

Americas Quarterly: The Trouble in Naming Latin America's Most Violent City

Americas Quarterly: The Trouble in Naming Latin America's Most Violent City

Another year, another ranking of the world’s most murderous cities. The latest study released by the Mexican think tank Seguridad, Justicia y Paz (SJP) suggests that Caracas took the top spot in 2016. Earlier this year, the Igarapé Institute and The Economist released a table tipping San Salvador as number one. So which is it?

InSight Crime: Can Hip Hop Help Stop Gang Violence in Latin America?

Written by Angelika Albaladejo

InSight Crime: Can Hip Hop Help Stop Gang Violence in Latin America?

Hip hop culture has long been associated with gangs, violence and vandalism. But a wide range of actors in Latin America are attempting to work past longstanding biases and challenges to experiment with these art forms as alternatives for at-risk youths who might otherwise engage in criminal activity.

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