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Villa Española and Peñarol in Uruguay’s capital, Montevideo, have become the center of fighting between local drug trafficking gangs.
Homicides and drug trafficking are pushing up crime levels in Uruguay and authorities are unable to stop it.
A number of scandals involving officials within the government have raised concerns about rising corruption in Uruguay.
Uruguay is becoming an increasingly popular stop along the cocaine pipeline to Europe. But authorities are struggling to respond.
The consequences of illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing are immediate and enormous across Latin America and the Caribbean.
Synthetic drugs like methamphetamine, fentanyl, and ecstasy are reshaping Latin America's drug trade.
Is Uruguay ready to bring down its first serious criminal threat, the Primer Cartel Uruguayo, and its founder, Sebastián Marset?…
Uruguayan authorities have dismantled a smuggling ring moving weapons into the country from Argentina.