Although they traffic cocaine in smaller amounts, Nigerian groups still manage to move large quantities from Brazil to world markets.
The tri-border where Colombia, Brazil, and Venezuela meet has long served as a transit corridor for cocaine.
Illegal mining is by far the most widespread and insidious environmental crime occurring in the Amazon’s tri-border regions.
Sebastián Marset, a drug trafficker from Uruguay, is on the run after he was found living under a false identity in Bolivia.
Brazil’s Federal Police detected no new illegal mines on Yanomami territory, but there remain barriers to ending illegal mining in the area. …
The PCC appears to be providing support to illegal miners in the Yanomami territory in Brazil's northern state of Roraima.
Santiago Peña won Sunday’s election for Paraguay’s presidency. But questions remain about how the country’s corruption problems will be solved.
Record seizures of cocaine in Portugal have raised fears Brazil's PCC may be getting increasingly involved.
Rocco Morabito embodied the 'Ndrangheta business model in Latin America. Read about his incredible story here.
Bolivia's cocaine trade is on the up. Originally a coca leaf cultivator, Bolivia has moved to cocaine production.
Brazil is facing a presidential election that could genuinely reshape its criminal landscape. How do Bolsonaro and Lula compare?…
Uruguay is becoming an increasingly popular stop along the cocaine pipeline to Europe. But authorities are struggling to respond.