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ARGENTINA / 31 MAY 2011

The presidents of Mexico and Argentina agreed to increase their cooperation in the fight against organized crime, signing an extradition treaty at a meeting in Mexico.

ARGENTINA / 27 MAY 2011

Reports that Sinaloa Cartel boss Joaquin Guzman Loera, alias "El Chapo," lived in Argentina until March 2011 have sparked new speculation about the fugitive capo’s whereabouts.

ARGENTINA / 28 APR 2011

Paraguay will begin patrolling its border with Bolivia by air in order to crack down on drug trafficking, reports La Razon. Tucano combat planes were deployed April 27 at noon…

ARGENTINA / 28 APR 2011

Police in Argentina have arrested the alleged top financial operative of a very wealthy but for a long time little-known Colombian drug network, accused of laundering millions of dollars through…

ARGENTINA / 24 FEB 2011

Argentina narrowly avoided sanctions Wednesday for its failure to tackle money laundering, reflecting growing international concern about drug trafficking profits being laundered through the country’s poorly-regulated financial system, helped by…

ARGENTINA / 23 FEB 2011

The recent arrests of three Argentines in Spain highlight the increasing use of this country as a trampoline to send drugs to Europe. The use of Argentina as a drug…

ARGENTINA / 3 DEC 2010

A U.S. Embassy cable sent from Buenos Aires last year claims that Argentina is being flooded with drug money due to the country’s weak stance on fighting organized crime.

ARGENTINA / 3 DEC 2010

Argentina has become a hub for human  traffickers in the region, with over 700 women from all over the world forced into sexual slavery over the past year and a…

ARGENTINA / 1 DEC 2010

In a cable sent to the US Embassy in Asunción, released by WikiLeaks, US officials outline the "need" to obtain information about Islamic militant activity, its connections to organized crime…

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InSight Crime Events – Border Crime: The Northern Triangle and Tri-Border Area

ARGENTINA / 25 JAN 2021

Through several rounds of extensive field investigations, our researchers have analyzed and mapped out the main illicit economies and criminal groups present in 39 border departments spread across the six countries of study – the Northern Triangle trio of Guatemala, Honduras, and El…

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InSight Crime’s ‘Memo Fantasma’ Investigation Wins Simón Bolívar National Journalism Prize

COLOMBIA / 20 NOV 2020

The staff at InSight Crime was awarded the prestigious Simón Bolívar national journalism prize in Colombia for its two-year investigation into the drug trafficker known as “Memo Fantasma,” which was…

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InSight Crime – From Uncovering Organized Crime to Finding What Works

COLOMBIA / 12 NOV 2020

This project began 10 years ago as an effort to address a problem: the lack of daily coverage, investigative stories and analysis of organized crime in the Americas. …

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InSight Crime – Ten Years of Investigating Organized Crime in the Americas

FEATURED / 2 NOV 2020

In early 2009, Steven Dudley was in Medellín, Colombia. His assignment: speak to a jailed paramilitary leader in the Itagui prison, just south of the city. Following his interview inside…