Panama

PANAMA

Bagdad

BAGDAD / 4 MAY 2021

Bagdad, along with its rival Calor Calor, is one of Panama’s two main gang federations, consisting of 30-40 smaller gangs that work together to fulfill drug transportation for transnational organized…

FARC 57th Front in Panama

PANAMA / 2016-11-04 16:19:36

The FARC's 57th Front is active along the Colombia-Panama border, where it has long used the dense strip of jungle known as the Darién Gap to traffic drugs into Central…

Calor Calor

PANAMA / NOVEMBER 3, 2021

Calor Calor is one of Panama’s two most powerful gangs along with Bagdad, and the two battle fiercely for territorial control.

Panama Profile

PANAMA / MARCH 24, 2021

Panama's location connecting Central and South America has made it a key transit point for illicit trade, as well as a refuge and negotiating area for criminal organizations. Its favorable…

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