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The impact of COVID-19 on organized crime

UNODC Research and Trend Analysis Branch

The Sentimental Constitution: Prostitution, Sex Work, and Human Trafficking in Colombia

Esteban Restrepo-Saldarriaga, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, DC, Colombia

1997
Wednesday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Drugs and democratic governance in the Caribbean

Ivelaw L. Griffith, Florida International University
Trevor Munroe, The University of the West Indies

2009
Thursday, January 1st
12:00 AM

No Other Life: Gangs, Guns, and Governance in Trinidad and Tobago

Dorn Townsend, Small Arms Survey

2011
Saturday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Criminal Organizations and Illicit Trafficking in Guatemala's Border Communities

Ralph Espach
Javier Melendez Quinonez
Daniel Haering
Miguel Castillo Giron

World Development Report 2011 Background Case Study: Drug Trafficking and Violence in Central America and Beyond

Gabriel Demombynes, World Bank

2013
Tuesday, January 1st
12:00 AM

The Evolution of Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime in Latin America

Bruce Bagley, University of Miami

2014
Wednesday, January 1st
12:00 AM

The FARC and Colombia's Illegal Drug Trade

John Otis, Wilson Center

2015
Thursday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Brazil: the Red Command Criminal Organization (Comando Vermelho, CV) including its activities and areas of operation, membership and structure, power, networks, political connections and resources; state protection available for victims of crimes committed by the Red Command

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Gangs in Honduras

InSight Crime

2016
Friday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Brazil: First Command of the Capital (Primeiro Comando da Capital, PCC) including activites, targets, group structure and areas of operation; state protection for witnesses of PCC crimes (2012-March 2016)

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

2017
Sunday, January 1st
12:00 AM

The Evolution of MS 13 in El Salvador and Honduras

Douglas Farah
Kathryn Babineau

The New Face of Street Gangs: The Gang Phenomenon in El Salvador

Jose Miguel Cruz, Florida International University Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center
Jonathan D. Rosen, Florida International University Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy
Luis Enrique Amaya, Fundacion Nacional para el Desarrollo
Yulia Vorobyeva, Florida International University Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center

Transnational Crime and the Developing World

Channing May, Global Financial Integrity

2018
Monday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Country Reports on Terrorism 2018

U.S. Department of State Bureau of Counterterrorism

Crime, Drugs, and Power in Honduras: Searching for Better Measures of State Fragility

Kari Williams, Global Drug Policy Observatory, Swansea University

Life Under Gang Rule: El Salvador

International Crisis Group

Rethinking the Mechanisms of Gang Desistance in a Developing Country

Jonathan D. Rosen, Holy Family University, Philadelphia, PA
Jose Miguel Cruz, Florida International University, Miami, FL

Social media and online gaming: A masquerading funding source

Pedro Ramos, Florida International University
Pierre Funderburk, Florida International University
Jennifer Gebelein, Florida International University

The Politics of Negotiating with Gangs. The Case of El Salvador

José Miguel Cruz, Florida International University

Uncovering a secret slaughter: Suriname's jaguar trade exposed

World Animal Protection

2019
Tuesday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Brazilian criminal organizations as transnational violent non-state actors: a case study of the Primeiro Comando da Capital (PCC)

Marcos Alan S. V. Ferreira, Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Department of International Relations, João Pessoa

Counter piracy programming and potential barriers to reintegrating Somali pirates: An African restorative justice critique

Brittany V. Gilmer, The University of Alabama
Britanee E. Kane, Florida International University

Country Reports on Terrorism 2019

U.S. Department of State Bureau of Counterterrorism

From transit hub to major supplier of illicit cigarettes to Argentina and Brazil: The changing role of domestic production and transnational tobacco companies in Paraguay between 1960 and 2003

Roberto Magno Iglesias, Center of Studies on Integration and Development (CINDES)
Benoît Gomis, Simon Fraser University
Natalia Carrillo Botero, Simon Fraser University
Philip Shepherd, Florida International University
Kelley Lee, Simon Fraser University

Gold and Grief in Venezuela's Violent South

International Crisis Group

Overview of corruption and anti-corruption in Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Guyana, Jamaica, St Lucia, and Trinidad and Tobago

Mathias Bak
Matthew Jenkins, Transparency International
Sophie Lemaitre, U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre

The Evolution of the Most Lethal Criminal Organization in Brazil--the PCC

Leonardo Coutinho

2020
Wednesday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Breaking Out: Brazil's First Capital Command and the Emerging Prison-Based Threat

Ryan C. Berg, American Enterprise Institute

Corrective lenses for a myopic state: Unseeing coca or not unseeing comunidades negras in Colombia?

Alexander Huezo, Florida International University
Gerardo Bazán Orobio, Consejo Comunitario del Río Guajuí

COVID-19-related Trafficking of Medical Products as a Threat to Public Health

UNODC Research and Trend Analysis Branch and UNDOC Global Research Network

Do Vigilante Groups Reduce Cartel-Related Violence? An Empirical Assessment of Crime Trends in Michoacán, Mexico

Juan Del Rio, Florida International University

Gang Violence: Concepts, Benchmarks and Coding Rules

Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project