Investigation and Analysis of Organized Crime

Drug Dealers in Brazil Accused of Bankrolling Soccer Games

To sell and promote their product, drug dealers in Rio de Janeiro have organized cash-prize soccer matches — in an example of how even low-level criminals use Brazil’s soccer-mad culture to net... Read more

Paraguay Forest Fires Fueled by Increasing Marijuana Demand During...

The forest fires that have blazed across Paraguay in recent weeks seem to have been, in part,...

Fake Turtle Eggs With GPS Trackers Seek Rollout Across Latin America

An experiment to track poached turtle eggs through the use of synthetic eggs equipped with GPS...

Latin America's History of Dirty Cops, Ministers and Generals

There is one element that has proven vital to the operational success of international drug...

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