International Crisis Group

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 00:00
The winner of November's presidential election will need to address endemic social and economic inequities while confronting the violence and corruption associated with drug trafficking
Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 00:00
Haiti’s porous land and sea borders remain susceptible to drug trafficking, smuggling and other illegal activities that weaken the rule of law and deprive the state of vital revenue. Post-quake insecurity underscores continued vulnerability to violent c
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 00:00
The government needs to review the methods to identify security threats, and it must strengthen measures to protect candidates.
Friday, June 3, 2011 - 00:00
Learning to Walk without a Crutch: the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala , Crisis Group‘s latest report, examines the progress the commission, known as CICIG, has made so far.
Friday, June 3, 2011 - 00:00
The justice system must now learn to walk on its own and increasingly assume the responsibilities with which CICIG has been charged.
Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 00:00
The new president has indicated he is prepared to negotiate at some stage with the FARC and ELN. This is prudent and should be actively pursued
Friday, August 6, 2010 - 00:00
O pais e um dos mais perigosos do mundo, superando inclusive o violento Mexico. Somente no ano passado, 6.500 assassinatos foram registrados na Guatemala, mais do que a media anual de mortes violentas durante a guerra civil que anulou o pais durante 36 an
Friday, August 6, 2010 - 00:00
With the exception of Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, the region is today the world's crime and homicide capital. And a deeply troubling picture of regional tensions has been drawn, especially in the Andean region, where anti-crime, counter-drug and secur
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 00:00
President Álvaro Uribe’s eight-year military campaign against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has taken a heavy toll on Colombia’s largest insurgent organisation. The government is now working to consolidate security gains by
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 00:00
The 1996 peace accords formally ended Guatemala's civil war but failure to address the conflict's root causes and dismantle clandestine security apparatuses has weakened its institutions and opened the door to skyrocketing violent crime.