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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...
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....