All About Argentina

ARGENTINA / 20 APR 2016

As a major scandal involving the diversion of millions of dollars from public works contracts rocks Argentina, a new report written by the judge presiding over the investigation provides details…

ARGENTINA / 15 APR 2016

One of the dangers of the new Argentine government's anti-drugs measures is that they enable military intervention in matters of domestic security, a path that once taken, is hard to…

ARGENTINA / 6 APR 2016

A wave of "express kidnappings" has hit Buenos Aires in the last few weeks, a recurring crime in Argentina's capital city that may become a security priority for President Mauricio Macri.

ARGENTINA / 25 MAR 2016

Argentine and US officials have signed a series of agreements strengthening bilateral efforts to combat organized crime, as Argentina's new president moves to curb the country's growing drug trade.

ARGENTINA / 24 FEB 2016

A wide-ranging corruption investigation involving two of Brazil's largest companies has moved into the international realm following allegations against foreign officials, including Peruvian President Ollanta Humala. …

ARGENTINA / 17 FEB 2016

With the creation of several new databases, Argentina's judiciary appears intent on creating greater transparency when it comes to organized crime and corruption cases, as combating organized crime becomes a…

ARGENTINA / 8 FEB 2016

Argentine prosecutors are pursuing money laundering investigations into alleged human trafficking organizations suspected of hiding millions of dollars in illicit profits. …

ARGENTINA / 4 FEB 2016

A recent report on Argentina's drug market highlights rising violence, addiction, and perceptions of insecurity in areas of the country affected by drug trafficking, while also illustrating some important regional…

ARGENTINA / 1 FEB 2016

Authorities in Argentina have created a registry that reserves them the right to deny soccer fans admission into stadiums, as part of an effort to cut down on hooliganism and…

ARGENTINA / 21 JAN 2016

Argentina President Mauricio Macri's announcement of a national security emergency underscores both the public’s growing concern regarding crime and the new government’s determination to stop it. But some critics are…

ARGENTINA / 20 JAN 2016

As part of a wider security package aimed at combating the growing presence of organized crime and drug trafficking in the country, Argentina's recently-elected President Mauricio Macri has authorized the shoot-down of…

ARGENTINA / 12 JAN 2016

Argentina authorities have captured three recently escaped fugitives serving time for the politically-charged "Triple Crime" murder case. …

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Criminal Enterprise on the High Seas

12 AUG 2022

Last week, InSight Crime published the second half of an extensive investigation into Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing that plagues the waters of nine Latin American countries. Among the stories were how…

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Oceans Pillaged in Central America and the Caribbean

5 AUG 2022

Last week, InSight Crime published the first installment of a nine-part investigation uncovering the hidden depths of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing in Latin America. The first installment covered Central America and…

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Venezuela’s Tren de Aragua Becomes Truly Transnational

29 JUL 2022

This week, InSight Crime published a deep dive into the total control that Venezuelan mega-gang, Tren de Aragua, has over the lives of those it smuggles between Venezuela and Chile…

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Turkish Traffickers Delivering Latin American Cocaine to Persian Gulf

15 JUL 2022

Last week, InSight Crime published the second half of an investigation piecing together the emerging role of Turkish cocaine traffickers in supplying Russia and the Persian Gulf, which are among…

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Turkey as a Lynchpin in European Cocaine Pipeline

8 JUL 2022

InSight Crime is extending its investigation into the cocaine pipeline to Europe, and tracking the growing connections between Latin American drug traffickers and European criminal organizations. This led us to…