March 3, 2022 - Interview published by Código Vidrio
Douglas Farah interviewed by Arturo Torres on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, its consequences for Russia, and its impact on the global community with a focus on Latin America. Topics include BJCE, Ecuador, Russia, and Ukraine.
February 28, 2022 - Video published by Confidencial
Douglas Farah interviewed by Carlos Fernando Chamorro on Confidential discussing the impact of Russian invasion of Ukraine for Latin America. Topics include BJCE, disinformation, Latin America, Nicaragua, Russia, sanctions, and Ukraine.
October 21, 2021 - Report published by Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) at NDU
A Strategic Perspective on the PRC's increasing influence in Latin America, achieved by issuing loans, engaging in vaccine diplomacy and reshaping the information environment, commercial supply chain architecture and cyber and telecommunications systems and markets. Topics include China, Investment, media, Panama Canal, safe cities, technology, and vaccine diplomacy.
Support of USG inter-agency partners in mapping corruption structures tied to transnational organized crime in the Northern Triangle as part of the Biden Administration’s Central America anti-corruption policy.
IBI field research uncovered illicit gold flows from the Maduro regime and other criminal actors from northern South America to the Arabian Peninsula, leading to USG enforcement action shutting down a fictitious gold export business moving tons of gold per year.
IBI identified Banco Corporativo and associated entities in Nicaragua as a primary money laundering hub for the Ortega and the Maduro regimes and mapped its transnational operations. The investigation was crucial to the Treasury Department and the State Department initiating investigations that led to formally sanctioning the bank and the bank closing.