The Amazon is one of the world’s most biodiverse regions, where wildlife trafficking threatens hundreds of thousands of species.
A new report has investigated claims that the purity of cocaine available in North America is continuously decreasing.
The cocaine coming from France's territories of Guadeloupe, Martinique, and French Guiana to its mainland have doubled.
Chile has recently seized several new psychoactive substances (NPS), highlighting the growing diversity of its drug markets.
Uruguay is becoming an increasingly popular stop along the cocaine pipeline to Europe. But authorities are struggling to respond.
Synthetic drugs like methamphetamine, fentanyl, and ecstasy are reshaping Latin America's drug trade.
InSight Crime charts the history of cocaine from agricultural extract to the basis of global criminal empires.
Portugal has seized a blizzard of cocaine in recent months, underscoring the country's role as a major drug hub.
Uruguay has made Latin America's largest ever seizure of European methamphetamine, marking a new phase in drug trafficking dynamics.
Brazil’s cocaine and marijuana markets were affected very differently by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two Argentine restaurateurs residing in Spain are wanted for allegedly using yachts to send cocaine between South America and Europe.
Sergio Roberto de Carvalho, or Brazil's Pablo Escobar, has finally been brought down. Several countries want to have the privilege of taking him to trial.
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