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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…

COCAINE EUROPE / 5 DEC 2014

Police in Spain have dismantled a multinational drug trafficking network led by Colombians that is the latest example of how traffickers use sophisticated chemical processes to disguise cocaine shipments.

CRIMINAL MIGRATION / 4 DEC 2014

A newspaper report on “narco-taxis” paints a picture of an increasingly violent local drug trade in Mexico City, raising questions about what criminal groups are present in the country’s capital…

BOLIVIA / 25 NOV 2014

Bolivia reportedly has no way of detecting liquid cocaine, an increasingly important form of drug smuggling in the Andean nation, further undermining drug interdiction efforts, even as security officials admit…

COSTA RICA / 17 NOV 2014

Mexican drug cartels are reportedly arming gangs in Costa Rica with high-caliber weaponry, perhaps an indication that the Mexican criminals are shifting operations from countries under intense security pressure to…

CRIMINAL MIGRATION / 14 NOV 2014

Peru has the second largest number of Mexican prisoners of any country after the United States, the vast majority of whom are held on drug charges, an indication of Peru's…

ARGENTINA / 13 NOV 2014

A report on Argentina's increasing role as a drug transit nation illustrates how the country's drug trade operates, and the role of foreigners in facilitating local trafficking and transnational operations.

CRIMINAL MIGRATION / 12 NOV 2014

Police in Peru say that a Lebanese national who was captured has confessed to being a member of the Islamist militant group Hezbollah, although there are still plenty of unanswered…

BOLIVIA / 21 OCT 2014

As it moves to implement drug plane shoot-down legislation, Bolivia has created a new body focused on defending its airspace from drug traffickers -- a step that carries with it…

BOLIVIA / 17 OCT 2014

Bolivia's anti-drug task force has increased security operations to combat the growing presence of drug trafficking groups in the Amazon, a neglected but hugely strategic area for organized crime, not…

BOLIVIA / 16 OCT 2014

Transnational organized crime likes opportunities and little resistance. Bolivia currently provides both and finds itself at the heart of a new criminal dynamic that threatens national and citizen security in…

BOLIVIA / 16 OCT 2014

Authorities in Bolivia have arrested an alleged major drug trafficker who managed to evade capture for 19 years, in a case that illustrates the links between Bolivian and foreign criminal…

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