Corruption, no supervision, and poor legislation have led to Latin American military weapons ending up in criminal hands.
A number of scandals involving officials within the government have raised concerns about rising corruption in Uruguay.
Brazil is facing a presidential election that could genuinely reshape its criminal landscape. How do Bolsonaro and Lula compare?…
The cocaine coming from France's territories of Guadeloupe, Martinique, and French Guiana to its mainland have doubled.
Uruguay is becoming an increasingly popular stop along the cocaine pipeline to Europe. But authorities are struggling to respond.
Brazil’s anti-contraband operations on the Paraguay border are upsetting Paraguayans and doing little to stop smuggling.
Is Uruguay ready to bring down its first serious criminal threat, the Primer Cartel Uruguayo, and its founder, Sebastián Marset?…
Paraguay has seen yet another prison escape, with dozens of inmates fleeing. How can this end?…
Under President Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's highway police seems to have become a brutal instrument of death.
Pressure from the US and at home may finally strip away the impunity enjoyed by Paraguay's powerful former president, Horacio Cartes.
Ecuador's complicated gang violence has been worsened by the bloody rise of R7, a small-time but brutal gang.
Sergio Roberto de Carvalho, or Brazil's Pablo Escobar, has finally been brought down. Several countries want to have the privilege of taking him to trial.