All About Bolivia

BOLIVIA / 1 APR 2015

Bolivia's capture of two Peruvians who allegedly worked for the Tijuana Cartel highlights Bolivia's central role in the region's cocaine "air bridge," and raises the possibility that the once-mighty Mexican…

BOLIVIA / 19 MAR 2015

An investigation into Brazil's massive contraband trade highlights the scope of the problem and the modus operandi of smuggling networks responsible for economic losses of around $20 billion dollars a…

BOLIVIA / 9 MAR 2015

Soaring cocaine prices in Africa and Lebanon are allegedly attracting drug trafficking organizations based in Bolivia, reflecting a diversification of drug markets but also raising questions over the actual level…

BOLIVIA / 8 MAR 2015

Amid further allegation of high level narco penetration of Bolivia's police force, authorities stated that a former general worked with Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, allowing the Mexican group to expand operations…

BOLIVIA / 6 MAR 2015

Authorities in Bolivia have arrested the country's former chief of police, highlighting the widespread corruption that has facilitated Bolivia's emergence as a regional drug trafficking hub.

BOLIVIA / 2 FEB 2015

The Bolivian government expressed an interest in exchanging intelligence with the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the agency that President Evo Morales famously expelled from the country in 2008.

BOLIVIA / 12 JAN 2015

Bolivia is investigating 50 judicial and police officials for irregularities in their sworn declarations of assets, a welcome move against corruption which is one of the contributors to the country's…

BOLIVIA / 1 JAN 2015

Latin America is the most dangerous region in the world in terms of homicides and 2015 is unlikely to see any change in that. Below we list seven of the…

BOLIVIA / 22 DEC 2014

Article 22 of Chile's drug law states that a prisoner may reduce their sentence by cooperating with the police. In a perversion of these regulations, powerful inmates will coordinate drug…

BOLIVIA / 16 DEC 2014

Authorities in Peru have dismantled a drug trafficking clan and seized over $11 million dollars in assets in a case that sheds light on the nature of Peruvian organized crime…

ARGENTINA / 9 DEC 2014

The results of the 2014 LAPOP survey show that perceptions of insecurity are on the rise in Latin America, particularly in South America where a new drug trafficking dynamic may…

BOLIVIA / 8 DEC 2014

A top security official in Bolivia has indicated stolen US planes are used to traffic drugs in the eastern border region, however this revelation -- if true – has little…

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