Henry Shuldiner

Fentanyl Sold Under the Counter by Paraguay Pharmacies

FENTANYL / 13 JUL 2022

Paraguayan authorities have dismantled a network of pharmacies that illegally sold morphine and fentanyl.

Clashes Between Cuba's Coast Guard and Human Smugglers Turning Increasingly Violent

CARIBBEAN / 4 JUL 2022

On June 28, the Cuban Interior Ministry announced that at least two clashes between speedboat crews coming from the United States to pick up Cuban migrants and border patrols had…

Chile Receiving Synthetic Drugs Galore From Netherlands, Belgium

CHILE / 1 JUL 2022

Authorities in Iquique and San Antonio, port cities in northern Chile, discovered nearly 475,000 MDMA tablets on various ships departing from the Netherlands and Belgium in the past two months.

Sinaloa Cartel Leader Hunted After Killing Priests, Baseball Players and US Tourist

MEXICO / 29 JUN 2022

El Chueco has quite the rap sheet, having allegedly killed priests, a tour guide, baseball players and an American tourist.

Ketamine Dominating Synthetic Drug Market in Chile

CHILE / 23 JUN 2022

Ketamine has become all but the most popular synthetic drug in Chile, as traffickers are increasingly marketing ketamine to buyers as Tusi.

Paraguay May Be Shifting from Producing LSD and MDMA to Consuming Them

PARAGUAY / 10 JUN 2022

Authorities in Paraguay have dismantled a ring that sold a range of synthetic drugs, indicating that this subset of the drug market in the South American country continues to expand.

Car Bombs Send Shock Waves Through Ecuador

ECUADOR / 6 JUN 2022

Ecuador has been shaken recently by several car bombings, a terror tactic more commonly employed by major criminal groups in Colombia and Mexico.

High Gas Prices Make Fuel Theft Profitable in Mexico

MEXICO / 23 MAY 2022

Mexico is seeing a rapid spike in oil theft across much of the country, with observers divided as to whether high gas prices have led to more robberies, or vice…

Indigenous Communities in Rural Mexico Get No Help Against Constant Criminal Threats

HUMAN RIGHTS / 13 MAY 2022

The death of two indigenous leaders in Guerrero, Mexico, has again drawn attention to the government’s negligent protection of indigenous communities targeted by criminal groups throughout Mexico. In a…

Avocados, Limes and Peaches: Cartel Violence Kills Harvests of Fruit in Mexico

DISPLACEMENT / 11 MAY 2022

Mexico's produce industry has taken another hit from cartel violence, as tens of millions of dollars worth of peaches are set to be lost after farmers abandoned their fields.

Chile: One More Departure Point for Europe-Bound Cocaine

BOLIVIA / 29 APR 2022

A string of drug seizures in Chile, coupled with cocaine discovered on ships originating there, points to the country emerging as another key departure point in the European cocaine pipeline.

Haiti Resurfaces as Transit Hub for US-Bound Cocaine

CARIBBEAN / 18 APR 2022

Haitian authorities arrested Jean Eliobert Jasme in late march after he was indicated on charges of international drug trafficking in September 2021. According to the Miami Herald, he allegedly conspired…

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