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Bolivia Seizes Black Market Medicine

Customs authorities in Bolivia have seized nearly two tons of contraband medicine to begin 2019, highlighting the scale of the illegal...
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‘Juku’ Mineral Thieves Pilfering Bolivia State-Owned Mining Company

Bands of mineral thieves in Bolivia are sending recruiters to employ vulnerable workers to rob one of the state-owned ore mining...
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Argentina, Bolivia Authorities Arrest South America’s ‘Chapo Guzmán’

Authorities in Bolivia have arrested one of Argentina’s most sought after drug traffickers dubbed the alleged “El Chapo Guzmán” of South America, in a case...
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Major Odebrecht Corruption Cases and Investigations in 2019

Since beginning in Brazil with the “Operation Car Wash” (“Operação Lava Jato”) investigation in 2014, the Odebrecht corruption scandal has been headline...
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Argentina’s Castedo Clan Continues to Survive Despite Top Arrests

Authorities in Bolivia have arrested a major player in the Castedo Clan, one of the most powerful drug trafficking clans in northern Argentina, but it is unlikely...
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InSight Crime’s 2018 Homicide Round-Up

With a worsening crisis in Venezuela, dark days in Nicaragua, an ever more fragile peace process in Colombia, new governments and new ideas in Brazil, Mexico and...
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The Expendables: The Weakest Links in the Drug Trafficking Chain

Drug traffickers are recruiting women by the hundreds to transport drugs from Bolivia to feed Chile’s growing consumer market....
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Bolivia-Brazil Border Remains Crime Hotspot

A security operation looking to regain control of the Bolivian border town of San Matías has revealed the extent to which an absence of state institutions has led...
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Legislation Challenges Efforts to Reduce Bolivia Female Prison Population

A new report says that progress made in lowering the number of marginalized women incarcerated for minor drug offenses in Bolivia is at risk of stalling unless...