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InSight Crime’s 2019 Homicide Round-Up

Unrest gripped much of Latin America and the Caribbean throughout 2019. From record violence in Mexico that recalled the darkest days of the drug war,...
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GameChangers 2019: Backwards to the Future

Welcome to InSight Crime's Criminal GameChangers 2019, where we highlight the most important trends in organized crime in the Americas over the course of the year....
Mauricio Macri took office in Argentina in December 2015
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Macri Leaves Office in Argentina With Mixed Reviews on Crime

Four years after coming to power, Argentina’s Mauricio Macri is leaving the presidential office with a mixed review on security and the fight against crime...
Containers are prime targets of crime groups
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Argentina Customs ‘Mafia’ Earns Millions From China Imports

Authorities in Argentina are prosecuting 48 customs officials accused of leading an elaborate network that made millions forging records of Chinese imports,...
The police in the state of Buenos Aires has faced many corruption allegations
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Narcops: How Police and Drug Dealers Collude in Argentina

On April 10, 2018 in the Argentine city of Rosario, a man named Ramón Ezequiel Machuca was sentenced to 37 years in prison. The indictment was hailed by...
Authorities in Argentina dismantled an organization whose leader operated from inside a prison in Rosario
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Argentina’s Piñero Prison Becoming Increasing Organized Crime Hotspot

Authorities in Argentina dismantled a drug trafficking organization whose leader operated from inside a prison in one of the country’s crime hotspots, unveiling...
Members of a chinese crie organization are accused of tax fraud and money laundering in Argentina
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Chinese Mafia Moving Contraband Fish Costs Argentina Millions

Authorities in Argentina dismantled a ring of Chinese nationals who evaded millions of dollars in taxes and laundered money through fish export businesses, in a...
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Argentina Taxi Mafias Spreading in Buenos Aires

Argentina has dismantled a gang focused on extorting taxi drivers at Buenos Aires’ main bus station, the second such incident in 2019. This raises fears that the...
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Former Argentina Spy and Major Sex Trafficker Arrested in Mexico

An Argentine former intelligence agent was detained in Mexico, accused of leading a powerful transnational sex trafficking ring. The arrest revealed the high-level...