All About Criminal Migration

BRAZIL / 3 MAR 2014

Paraguay's top anti-drugs official has admitted that Brazilian organized crime groups have permanent presence in some strategic drug trafficking and production areas of the country, confirming the…

CRIMINAL MIGRATION / 25 FEB 2014

Organized criminal groups from Latin America are becoming increasingly entrenched in both the Middle East and Asia, a trend which has developed as their presence has grown in Africa, according…

CRIMINAL MIGRATION / 12 FEB 2014

Five Colombians have been arrested for attempting to import 60 kilos of Mexican methamphetamine into Australia via the United States, in a case which raises questions about which Latin American…

CRIMINAL MIGRATION / 12 FEB 2014

Authorities in Paraguay have highlighted the growing use of the country for cocaine processing, further evidence of the migration of drug production seen throughout the region.

CRIMINAL MIGRATION / 11 FEB 2014

An apparent cocaine factory discovered in Honduras by police was partially destroyed after the site was left unguarded. The laboratory may indicate cocaine production is moving north, while its destruction…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 7 FEB 2014

Police in Paraguay have arrested three Brazilians after finding a cache of high-powered firearms, in a case highlighting both the migration of Brazil's criminals and Paraguay's importance as an arms…

CRIMINAL MIGRATION / 29 JAN 2014

In the new annual report published by Human Rights Watch, the NGO argues that governments should decriminalize personal drug use to protect human rights, but does not address the potentially…

CRIMINAL MIGRATION / 24 JAN 2014

Security forces in the Philippines say the Sinaloa Cartel has dispatched a hit squad to silence arrested associates showing just how far from home Mexico's primary drug cartel is migrating…

CRIMINAL MIGRATION / 24 JAN 2014

A key witness in the trial for a Zetas massacre in Guatemala has revealed how the Mexican cartel's original high standards and demand for well-trained recruits with a military background…

COLOMBIA / 21 JAN 2014

A hitman from Colombia arrested in Spain for a double homicide in Holland allegedly acted as a link between the Rastrojos and European criminal groups, in a further sign of…

COLOMBIA / 20 JAN 2014

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has blamed the country's violence and drug trafficking on criminals from Colombia, an analysis that fails to take into account the growth of domestic organized crime,…

CRIMINAL MIGRATION / 7 JAN 2014

A prominent clergyman in Paraguay has called attention to the establishment of permanent bases in the country by Brazilian criminals, with recently announced record drug seizures one indication of what…

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