Category: Security

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Mexico Still Struggling to Combat Money Laundering: Reports

Several recent government reports show that Mexico continues to struggle with combating money laundering, a longstanding problem exacerbated by a lack of political will and an overemphasis on militarized responses to crime.

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Brazil Lacks Coherent Plan to Deal With ‘National Emergency’ of Insecurity

Brazil’s president has described a deepening, nationwide crisis of insecurity as a “national emergency.” But contrary to official rhetoric, the government does not appear to have a coherent plan to address the main drivers of violence and crime.