All About Argentina

ARGENTINA / 18 JUL 2018

Statements by high-level government officials about deploying soldiers to Argentina’s northern border to help tackle drug trafficking has ignited an intense and growing debate over the role of the army…

ARGENTINA / 22 JUN 2018

The use of World Cup merchandise to smuggle cocaine around the world points to a longstanding relationship between drug trafficking and soccer, one of the world’s most-loved sports.

ARGENTINA / 8 JUN 2018

In our June 7 Facebook Live session, Investigator Sergio Saffon and Managing Editor Josefina Salomón analyzed the criminal legacy of Pablo Escobar and the significance of the recent cases against…

ARGENTINA / 6 JUN 2018

The widow and son of the infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar as well as a former soccer star are accused of participating in a money laundering scheme in Argentina involving…

ARGENTINA / 5 JUN 2018

Twice in less than 40 days, authorities in Argentina have found marijuana hidden in ambulances, illustrating the creativity with which drug traffickers are attempting to slip under the radar.

ARGENTINA / 4 JUN 2018

A spike in homicide rates in Rosario, Argentina, and an attack on the home of a judge who sentenced top leaders from a powerful gang has undermined the country’s security…

ARGENTINA / 30 MAY 2018

The myriad strategies used to combat organized crime need government officials to implement them and “sell” them to the public, and Argentina Security Minister Patricia Bullrich is undoubtedly an expert…

Despite Argentina's prominent role as a money laundering center and as a drug transit and consumption point, the country does not suffer from the high levels of violence that affect…

ARGENTINA / 9 MAY 2018

A series of police raids in a strategically located town in Argentina seeking evidence of ties between drug traffickers and officials from the governing party shows the country's judiciary could…

ARGENTINA / 23 APR 2018

On April 9, a court in the province of Santa Fé in Argentina sentenced leaders of the criminal group known as "the Monos" and nine police officers to prison for…

ARGENTINA / 9 APR 2018

The prison sentences handed down to three leading members of one of Argentina’s most notorious criminal groups, as well as nine police officers linked to the gang, have been branded…

ARGENTINA / 23 FEB 2018

An unprecedented seizure of nearly half a ton of cocaine at the Russian embassy in Argentina has exposed an international drug ring that counted on help from corrupt officials in…

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