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ARGENTINA / 18 MAR 2021

Argentina's criminal clans are growing stronger as domestic drug consumption rises, while trafficking networks now thrive in its border regions.

COCA / 17 MAR 2021

The US State Department’s annual drug control strategy report calls for Colombia to restart the aerial eradication of coca crops,…

HUMAN TRAFFICKING / 16 MAR 2021

A collaborative effort by authorities in Uruguay and Spain to dismantle an international sex trafficking network reveals that the South…

COLOMBIA / 16 MAR 2021

A leader of what was once Colombia's largest guerrilla organization has announced the revival of one of its most formidable…

COLOMBIA / 15 MAR 2021

A former chief justice of Colombia’s Supreme Court has been found guilty of corruption in a case that illustrates how…

CACHIROS / 15 MAR 2021

Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández once again stole the limelight in a major drug trafficking trial in the United States,…

COCAINE / 12 MAR 2021

The extradition of a mayor threatens to topple his family’s decades-long political control of a coastal Pacific town -- a…

BRAZIL / 12 MAR 2021

The Brazilian agency that inspects mining sites and seizes illegally mined ore is vastly understaffed, a consequence of a government…

BRAZIL / 11 MAR 2021

As Latin American countries struggle to ramp up COVID-19 vaccination, crimes related to the illegal purchase of vaccines, including the…

COLOMBIA / 11 MAR 2021

Forests in Colombia are being ravaged by illegal mining, a criminal economy that has come to rival the drug trade…

JALISCO CARTEL / 10 MAR 2021

Violence in the town of Jerez, in Mexico's central state of Zacatecas, has surged in 2021, as criminal groups fight…

COLOMBIA / 10 MAR 2021

The central Colombian department of Antioquia has been the scene of four massacres over the first two months of 2021,…

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