In response to changes in the international marijuana trade, Mexico-based drug trafficking groups have shifted their strategies.
The shift from plant-based to synthetic drugs has upended the relationship between small farmers and crime groups in Mexico’s Golden Triangle.
Local drug sales in Sinaloa’s capital city are controlled by one of the most notorious and powerful organized crime families in Mexico.
Rocco Morabito embodied the 'Ndrangheta business model in Latin America. Read about his incredible story here.
A close relationship between a Colombian warlord and an Italian restaurateur would lead to Europe being flooded with cocaine by the 'Ndrangheta.
The 'Ndrangheta have made the Italian port of Gioia Tauro crucial to their European cocaine empire by controlling it with corruption and threats.
Environmental crime is devastating the Amazon. What are these five Amazonian states doing to protect it?…
Across the countries that share the Amazon basin, corruption that facilitates environmental crime is an open secret.
As gold prices have skyrocketed, a boom in mining across the Amazon Basin has flourished, leaving a deep environmental footprint.
The Amazon is being plundered at an accelerating rate. Deforesters across Bolivia and Ecuador are emboldened to clear trees for agribusiness.