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.
A spree of illegal fishing occurred across Latin America this past year, much of it driven by competition for diminishing catch.
Amid a spate of attacks on drug stash houses in the city of Rosario, Argentina, residents have taken to painting messages on the walls of their homes to try and…
Once the purview of Mexican drug cartels, the production of pro-gang songs that soothe the egos of powerful criminal overlords are swiftly becoming a region-wide phenomenon.
Argentine province bordering Uruguay has become a transit hub for drug trafficking out of Paraguay, revealing a new route used to propel cocaine across the Southern Cone.
The Monos, Argentina's leading criminal organization, know how to roll with the punches. And while their leader faces a total of 84 years in prison, the group's grip on the…
An influx of contraband chicken from Argentina into Paraguay has overwhelmed the local market and is threatening to put local farmers out of business.