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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...
Argentina's cocaine market is only second to the United States
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Argentina Struggles to Kick Cocaine Habit: Report

A new report on drug consumption in the Americas once again lists Argentina as the country with the second highest rate of cocaine consumption per person, just...
Drug traffickers in Belgium attempted to send synthetic drugs to Argentina hidden in a rocking horse
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Rocking Horse Exposes Argentina’s Rising Synthetic Drug Market

The seizure of a rocking horse stuffed with a large quantity of methamphetamine traveling from Belgium to Argentina has exposed yet more evidence of...
Argentina's Federal Police Force has nearly 30,000 members
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Argentina’s Corrupt Federal Police: A Few Bad Apples?

The arrest of the federal police chief in Argentina's strategically located province of Santa Fe on drug trafficking charges has forced authorities to once again...
Soccer tournament 'Copa America' will take place in Brazil
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Copa America Beefs Up Security in Brazil To Prevent Soccer Gang Violence

With the Copa America soccer tournament nearing kickoff, authorities in Brazil have employed a number of tactics to ensure infamous fan-run gangs don’t spoil it....
Gerardo González Valencia, one of the leaders of the Cuinis lived in Argentina
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Los Cuinis May Have Laundered Money Through Argentina, Uruguay

Argentina officials are investigating the financial arm of a powerful Mexican cartel -- showing the country's eagerness to shed its notoriety as a money laundering...
Argentina's Naval Coast seized 1.800 marijuana plants
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Marijuana Crop on Argentina Border is Testing Ground for Smugglers

A remote stretch of forest in the north of Argentina was used to conceal a marijuana plantation, pointing to new dynamics in the Tri-Border area as criminal groups...
Criminal families-familias criminales en Argentina
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Blood Ties and Family Clans Shape Argentina’s Underworld

Family clans have traditionally shaped Argentina’s criminal map. But a growing drug consumption market, historic prison corruption and a lack of coordination...