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Crack Cocaine on the Rise in Brazil, Argentina

While crack cocaine has declined in popularity in the U.S., its use is increasing in Latin America, spreading to non-coca producing countries like Brazil and...
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Bolivia to Install Radar System on Borders

Bolivia is set to install a radar security system on its border to better monitor its airspace and fight drug...
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Argentina to Install Radar System to Guard Airspace

Argentina's President Cristina Kirchner has announced the launch of a program to control the movement of aircraft leaving and entering the country’s northern...
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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...