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Argentina Suggests Militarization, Ignites Debate

Statements by high-level government officials about deploying soldiers to Argentina’s northern border to help tackle drug trafficking has ignited an intense and...
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How Narcos Use World Cup Mania to Smuggle Cocaine

The use of World Cup merchandise to smuggle cocaine around the world points to a longstanding relationship between drug trafficking and soccer, one of the world’s...
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Weekly InSight: Widow, Son Keep Pablo Escobar’s Criminal Legacy Alive

In our June 7 Facebook Live session, Investigator Sergio Saffon and Managing Editor Josefina Salomón analyzed the criminal legacy of Pablo Escobar and the...
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Argentina Advances Laundering Case Against Pablo Escobar’s Wife, Son

The widow and son of the infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar as well as a former soccer star are accused of participating in a money laundering scheme in Argentina...
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Argentina’s New Drug Trafficking Innovation: ‘Narco-Ambulances’

Twice in less than 40 days, authorities in Argentina have found marijuana hidden in ambulances, illustrating the creativity with which drug traffickers are...
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3 Reasons Why Argentina Has Failed to Bring Down Violence in Rosario

A spike in homicide rates in Rosario, Argentina, and an attack on the home of a judge who sentenced top leaders from a powerful gang has undermined the country’s...
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Argentina Security Minister: ‘Our Model Is 80% Intel, 20% Chance’

The myriad strategies used to combat organized crime need government officials to implement them and “sell” them to the public, and Argentina Security Minister...
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Argentina Profile

Despite Argentina's prominent role as a money laundering center and as a drug transit and consumption point, the country does not suffer from the high levels of...
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Argentina Drug Investigation Inches Closer to Governing Party Mayor

A series of police raids in a strategically located town in Argentina seeking evidence of ties between drug traffickers and officials from the governing party shows...