All About Argentina

ARGENTINA / 11 NOV 2016

Seizures of synthetic drugs have skyrocketed in Argentina, a possible sign that the authorities are making progress in identifying and decommissioning these types of drugs, whose chemical make-up is constantly…

ARGENTINA / 3 NOV 2016

A report has mapped how marijuana is trafficked through Paraguay and Argentina via thousands of kilometers of river, providing an insight into a less popular but high-capacity smuggling method.

ARGENTINA / 20 OCT 2016

A rare report tallying drug-related judicial cases in Argentina provides an insight into how drug crimes vary by region, and draws attention to the importance of tackling domestic consumption as…

ARGENTINA / 14 OCT 2016

A recent arson attack against an Argentine federal court famous for several high-profile drug cases may be the latest evidence of the deterioration of the country's organized crime situation.

ARGENTINA / 23 SEP 2016

Argentina's government marked the International Day against Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking of Women and Children by highlighting its increased efforts to combat human trafficking, but the illicit industry remains a…

ARGENTINA / 20 SEP 2016

A new report sheds light on the phenomenon of human trafficking involving Chinese citizens in Argentina, highlighting some of the factors underlying this illicit business.

ARGENTINA / 15 SEP 2016

Argentina's request to extradite a Serbian crime boss provides insight into the Balkan mafia's long tentacles in Latin America -- a group that, over the years, has become one of…

ARGENTINA / 8 SEP 2016

In the heart of some of South America's biggest cities, local authorities have ceded control of drug slums to organized crime groups. InSight Crime identifies three such places where violent…

ARGENTINA / 7 SEP 2016

A recent investigation provides insight into the human trafficking networks operating along the border between Bolivia and Argentina, where children have been sold for just over $300 and trafficked into…

ARGENTINA / 6 SEP 2016

Argentine authorities have allegedly uncovered a plan by Colombian drug lord "Mi Sangre" to escape from prison, as the former paramilitary is running out of options to block his imminent…

ARGENTINA / 5 SEP 2016

The number of prison inmates in Argentina convicted for drug offenses has more than doubled in a decade, a red flag for the country’s growing role in the drug trade…

ARGENTINA / 5 SEP 2016

The arrest in Argentina of a drug boss with apparent links to the Mara Salvatrucha has sparked fears that the Central American gang has expanded into the country, but this…

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