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The Piñero prison, in the city of Rosario, hold high-profile drug traffickers
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Cash-for-Visits Ignites Battle in Infamous Argentina Jail

Relatives of imprisoned drug traffickers charged fees from other families to let them in to see their loved ones in an Argentine jail -- proof that prisons are...
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Rental Cars from Argentina Exchanged for Drugs on Bolivia Border

An operation on the border between Bolivia and Argentina revealed that criminal organizations were exchanging stolen cars for narcotics, exposing a new transaction...
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Chinese Mafia Moving Beyond Extorting Argentina’s Supermarkets

A series of attacks and threats against Argentine merchants by Chinese criminal organizations in Buenos Aires reveal a possible expansion of the mafia’s criminal...
Drug traffickers in Belgium attempted to send synthetic drugs to Argentina hidden in a rocking horse
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Argentina Tries To Stop Synthetic Drug Traffickers Sidestepping Prosecution

The Argentine government’s new strategy to detect and categorize the chemical components of new illicit substances, looks to confront the country’s growing...
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Argentina’s Evolving Role in the Global Arms Trade

While the seizure of hundreds of high-powered weapons in Argentina and a subsequent investigation offer fresh clues about criminal dynamics in the infamous border...
Authorities in Argentina seized several kilos of cocaine on their way to New Zealand
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LatAm Drug Traffickers Take Aim at New Zealand, Australia

A series of small seizures in which Argentine cocaine smugglers sought to reach New Zealand provides evidence of the growing appeal of Pacific markets for Latin...
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Luxury Cars Gifted to Questionable Police Forces in Mexico and Argentina

Luxurious vehicles seized from criminals in Mexico and Argentina are being handed over for use by police forces, despite their reputation for corruption and...
Argentina has seized nearly $19 million worth of assets from the Loza clan
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Argentina Asset Seizure Decree Debuts with Mixed Reviews

For the first time, authorities in Argentina are using a criminal asset seizure program -- a legal mechanism that strips criminal groups of their wealth but comes...
Most corruption cases in Argentina never reach the courts
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Could an Argentina Version of CICIG Fix its Corruption Woes?

A conflict between federal prosecutors and judges overseeing high-level corruption cases in Argentina is generating calls for an independent international body to...