Chile's lucrative copper industry is beleaguered by daring attacks on trains carrying tons of copper through the desert.
The capture of Tren de Aragua members will test if Peru and Chile’s prisons can hold this dangerous gang.
Political conflict, institutional weakness, and ineffective legislation have helped wood theft and illegal logging proliferate in Chile.
Chile has recently seized several new psychoactive substances (NPS), highlighting the growing diversity of its drug markets.
Synthetic drugs like methamphetamine, fentanyl, and ecstasy are reshaping Latin America's drug trade.
Politicians are pushing for the Chilean government to declare a state of emergency in the northern regions including Tarapacá…
Middlemen in Chile control sales of merluza, a white-fleshed fish for which there is a large appetite.
Venezuelan gang, Tren de Aragua, has gradually become one of South America's main criminal threats, with Chile its latest target.
Tusi, a pink synthetic drug powder, is increasing its share of Latin America's drug markets.
Why did drug trafficking enjoy such a boom during the COVID-19 pandemic…
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.
Ketamine has become all but the most popular synthetic drug in Chile, as traffickers are increasingly marketing ketamine to buyers as Tusi.
A new report by Chilean think tank AthenaLab has laid bare Chile's ever-increasing spectrum of criminal threats, from copper theft and illegal fishing to cybercrime and weapons trafficking.