Argentina’s maritime shipping industry and growing consumer market have made it a major transshipment point for illegal drugs. While the country’s homegrown criminal groups do not have the international reach of their counterparts in neighboring South American countries, powerful local clans control key illicit economies in their city strongholds, such as Rosario-based criminal gang, Los Monos.
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