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Argentina Arrests ‘Chinese Mafia’ Members Over Extortion

Argentina's authorities arrested four suspected members of a gang, two of them from China, who allegedly targeted Chinese establishments for extortion in the area...
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Argentina, Mexico Sign Extradition Treaty

The presidents of Mexico and Argentina agreed to increase their cooperation in the fight against organized crime, signing an extradition treaty at a meeting in...
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Druglord ‘El Chapo’ Moves Operations to Argentina: Reports

Reports that Sinaloa Cartel boss Joaquin Guzman Loera, alias "El Chapo," lived in Argentina until March 2011 have sparked new speculation about the fugitive capo’s...
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Paraguay Warplanes to Patrol Bolivia Border

Paraguay will begin patrolling its border with Bolivia by air in order to crack down on drug trafficking, reports La Razon. Tucano combat planes were deployed...
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Financial Head of Colombia ‘Soccer Cartel’ Arrested

Police in Argentina have arrested the alleged top financial operative of a very wealthy but for a long time little-known Colombian drug network, accused of...
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Argentina Escapes Money Laundering Sanctions

Argentina narrowly avoided sanctions Wednesday for its failure to tackle money laundering, reflecting growing international concern about drug trafficking profits...
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Spanish Arrests Focus Spotlight on Argentina

The recent arrests of three Argentines in Spain highlight the increasing use of this country as a trampoline to send drugs to Europe. The use of Argentina as a drug...
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State Department Cable Says Argentina ‘Ripe’ for Organized Crime

A U.S. Embassy cable sent from Buenos Aires last year claims that Argentina is being flooded with drug money due to the country’s weak stance on fighting organized...
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New Report Describes Argentina as Major Human Trafficking Hub

Argentina has become a hub for human  traffickers in the region, with over 700 women from all over the world forced into sexual slavery over the past year and...