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Do Mexican Cartels Control Sex Trafficking in Argentina?

While Mexican drug gangs, particularly the Zetas, are known to have expanded into human trafficking in Mexico, there is little substantive evidence to back recent...
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Colombian ‘Narco-Wives’ Arrested in Argentina

Argentine authorities have dismantled a drug trafficking ring which allegedly involved the ex-wives of two major Colombian drug traffickers, underscoring the...
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Argentina Case Shows Ambiguities of Sex Trade

A leading suspect in a high-profile sex trafficking trial in Argentina has claimed that she too was a victim of forced prostitution, illustrating the difficulties...
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Spain, Portugal Break Up Argentine Cocaine Trafficking Ring

Authorities dismantled a smugglers' ring that trafficked hundreds of kilos of cocaine from Argentina to Europe, pointing to the continent's increased importance as...
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US Downgrades Argentina Over Money Laundering

Argentina was listed as a country of "primary concern" for money laundering in the latest State Department report, which calls on the country to "urgently address"...
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Argentina Struggles to Rein in Police Corruption

The arrest of four police accused of murdering a homeless man in order to boost their image illustrates that although Argentina is one of the safest countries in...
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Missing Girl’s Case Highlights Sex Trafficking in Argentina

A case involving a woman's search for her daughter, believed to have been kidnapped by a human trafficking ring 10 years ago, has gripped Argentina, shedding light...
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UN: Smugglers Favor Bolivia-Paraguay Drug Flight Route

Ten "narco-planes" used to smuggle drugs between Bolivia, Brazil and Paraguay have been found so far this year, suggesting that despite efforts by the three...
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Colombian Beauty Queen Convicted of Drug Smuggling in Argentina

An Argentine court has sentenced a former Colombian beauty queen to six years and eight months in prison for her role at the head of a cocaine trafficking network...