All About Argentina

ARGENTINA / 1 MAR 2019

Anti-drug officials in Uruguay are warning citizens about the arrival of a new kind of alleged pink cocaine from Argentina, underscoring how the synthetic drugs market in Argentina may be…

ARGENTINA / 20 FEB 2019

Since beginning in Brazil with the “Operation Car Wash” (“Operação Lava Jato”) investigation in 2014, the Odebrecht corruption scandal has been headline news across Latin America. Presidents, lawmakers, and business…

ARGENTINA / 13 FEB 2019

A province in northeast Argentina is running out of jail space after droves of marijuana trafficking arrests, illustrating how the South American nation continues to grow as both a transit…

ARGENTINA / 30 JAN 2019

Authorities in Bolivia have arrested a major player in the Castedo Clan, one of the most powerful drug trafficking clans in northern Argentina, but it is unlikely this will cripple…

ARGENTINA / 28 JAN 2019

Although human trafficking continues to surge on the continent, improved legislation and the investment in social platforms are leading to higher human trafficking conviction rates in parts of Latin America.

ARGENTINA / 22 JAN 2019

With a worsening crisis in Venezuela, dark days in Nicaragua, an ever more fragile peace process in Colombia, new governments and new ideas in Brazil, Mexico and beyond, 2018 was…

ARGENTINA / 11 DEC 2018

A violent attack on a courthouse days after the sentencing of 34 members of Argentina’s most notorious drug trafficking organization shows that the culmination of the ambitious case against the…

ARGENTINA / 7 DEC 2018

The troubled road that led to one of Latin America's most anticipated soccer finals being moved to Europe exposed, once again, the reach and influence of Argentina’s powerful fan-run gangs…

ARGENTINA / 14 NOV 2018

The launch of a new registry detailing thousands of corrupt officers removed from Argentina’s largest police force could signal a fresh effort to clean up the institution, but questions remain…

ARGENTINA / 22 OCT 2018

A judge’s dismissal of an arrest warrant against one of Argentina’s top union leaders on corruption charges might be forcing some of the country’s most powerful organizations to step up…

ARGENTINA / 12 OCT 2018

Martín Verrier, Argentina’s deputy secretary for the fight against drug trafficking, spoke with InSight Crime about the criminal landscape in the South American country and the challenges posed by new…

ARGENTINA / 28 SEP 2018

The arrest of several members of an international drug trafficking organization made up of soccer hooligans from Argentina and Colombia adds to the mounting evidence of the involvement of these groups…

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