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Wednesday, January 1st
12:00 AM

A critical approach to understanding human trafficking in the Caribbean

Mauricia John, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Agrobiodiversity conservation with illegal-drug crops: An approach from the prisons in Oaxaca, Mexico

Gabriel Tamariz

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

Ryan C. Berg, American Enterprise Institute

Capital stock development in Latin American and the Caribbean region and their effect on investment expansion in renewable energy

Matheus Koengkan, CEFAGE-UE and Department of Economics, University of Évora, Évora, Portugal; Rectory, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal

Characteristics of, and uncertainties about, illegal jaguar trade in Belize and Guatemala

Melissa Arias

Cocaine Trafficking and the Transformation of Central America Frontiers

Kendra McSweeney

Contested borders: organized crime, governance, and bordering practives in Colombia-Venezuela borderlands

Viviana Garcia Pinzon, German Institute for Global and Area Studies, Hamburg
Jorge Mantilla, Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice, University of Illinois at Chicago

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

Diamond Mining, Organized Crime, and Corruption

Dina Siegal, Willem Pompe Institute, Utrecht University

Digging into the Mining Subculture: The Dynamics of Trafficking in Persons in the Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining of Peru’s Madre de Dios

Dolores Cortés-McPherson, University of Deusto

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

Juan Del Rio, Florida International University

Drug trafficking, cattle ranching and Land use and Land cover change in Guatemala’s Maya Biosphere Reserve

Jennifer A. Devine, Department of Geography, Texas State University
Nathan Currit, Department of Geography, Texas State University
Yuneun Reygadas, Department of Geography, Texas State University
Louise I. Liller, Department of Geography, Texas State University
Gabrielle Allen, Department of Geography, Texas State University

Gang Violence: Concepts, Benchmarks and Coding Rules

Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project

Guatemala: Investigation Reveals Rise in Illegal Jade Trafficking that eludes Mining and Environmental Controls

Business & Human Rights Resource Center

How China’s Expanding Fishing Fleet Is Depleting the World’s Oceans

Ian Urbina, Yale School of the Environment

Illegal Wildlife Trafficking and Its Relation to Transnational Organized Crime in Latin America and the Caribbean

Beccar Varela

Illicit Small Arms Prices: Introducing Two New Datasets

Nicholas J. Marsh, Peace Research Institute Oslo
Topher L. McDougal, Kroc School of Peace Studies

Measuring (Transnational) Organized Crime as an Indicator of Global Justice

Marco Dugato, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore – Transcrime
Alberto Aziani, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore – Transcrime

More than 700 Members Of Transnational Organized Crime Groups Arrested in Central America in U.S. Assisted Operation

U.S. Embassy in El Salvador, U.S. Department of State

Narco-Fish: Global fisheries and drug trafficking

Dyhia Belhabib, Ecotrust Canada
Philippe Le Billon, Department of Geography, University of British Colombia
David J. Wrathall, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmoshperic Sciences, Oregon State University

Organized crime in the fisheries sector threatens a sustainable ocean economy

Emma Witbooi, Nelson Mandela University; Pesca DOLUS International Fisheries Crime Research Network
Kamal-Deen Ali, Centre for Maritime Law and Security Africa
Mas Achmad Santosa, Indonesia Presidential Task Force to Combat Illegal Fishing
Gail Hurley, Development Finance, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Bureau for Policy and Programme Support
Yunus Husein, Indonesia Presidential Task Force to Combat Illegal Fishing
Sarika Maharaj, Fisheries Inspectorate Fisheries Division, Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries, Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood, The Centre for Strategic Research and Studies, National Defence College, Abuja, Nigeria
Inés Arroyo Quiroz, Programa de Estudios Socioambientales, Centro Regional de Investigaciones Multidisciplinarias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Omar Salas, Security and Government National Planning Department, Agency for Reincorporation and Normalization (ARN) Presidency of Colombia

Profits and Violence in Illegal Markets: Evidence from Venezuela

Dorothy Kronick, Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania

The impact of COVID-19 on organized crime

UNODC Research and Trend Analysis Branch

The Rise of the PCC: How South America's Most Powerful Prison Gang is Spreading in Brazil and Beyond

InSight Crime
American University's Center for Latin American & Latino Studies

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture: Sustainability in Action

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Transnational Crime and Black Spots

Stuart S. Brown, Syracuse University
Margaret G. Hermann, Syracuse University

Transnational crime and its trends in South-East Asia: A detailed narrative in Vietnam

Hai Thanh Luong, Duy Tan University

Transnational Organized Crime and Illicit Financial Flows in Latin America

Celina B. Realuyo, William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University; George Washington University; Joint Special Operations University

Trends in illegal wildlife trade: Analyzing personal baggage seizure data in the Pacific Northwest

Rosemary T. Hitchens, Miami University
April M. H. Blakeslee, East Carolina University

Urabeños Reactivate Montes de María Drug Route in Northern Colombia

Lara Loaiza, InSight Crime

Venezuela: Pandemic and Foreign Intervention in a Collapsing Narcostate

R. Evan Ellis, Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)

Violent disequilibrium: the influence of instability in the economic value of cocaine markets on homicides

Alberto Aziani, Universitá Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and Transcrime

What Lockdown? World’s Cocaine Traffickers Sniff at Movement Restrictions

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP)

Why Organized Crime Seeks New Criminal Markets

Jay S. Albanese, Wilder School of Government & Public Affairs, Virginia Commonwealth University