Rio de Janeiro's Olympics security force is gone — and robberies and violent crime are rising. Here's how bad it is, in three charts.
His first book was a deep look at the dangers of the journey to escape. 'A History of Violence' focuses on why people take the journey to begin with.
The tiny island of Curaçao is home to many e-commerce companies. But a big business is sports gambling. Billions of dollars pass through the country annually.
Callie Crossley asks whether the cases of Tamir Rice and Ethan Couch answer the debate about the power of fate versus free will.
At least 50 countries have exported military-grade weapons and associated materiel to Mexico over the past five decades.
A murder case in India is getting wall-to-wall coverage. The wife of a top media mogul has been accused of murdering her sister, but it now turns out the victim was actually her daughter.
Homicides are skyrocketing in El Salvador, but in one part of the country, there's a cluster of towns that, year after year, report almost no murders.
When in need, some in Venezuela are turning to the Court of Thugs, a cult whose criminal spirits some believe can bestow divine favors on them.
The failure of citizens or police to speak up hides criminals and protects dangerous cops.
Gang violence is skyrocketing in El Salvador. May finished with more than 600 murders, more than any previous month since the country's civil war that ended in the early 1990s. Young people are often the victims, but some have found an escape; a way to live in the middle of the violence without becoming a target.
Henning Mankell writes about crime in Sweden. And after a deadly gang shooting in the city of Gothenburg, it's clear his fiction is grounded in fact.