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Bolivia Coca Growers Fight for Control of Legal Production

Violent tensions are flaring in Bolivia's capital between hostile factions of one of the country's coca growers’ unions, escalating a long-simmering conflict for...
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Bolivia Forestry Officials Profit from Harvest of Illegal Wood

Officials within the agency entrusted with protecting Bolivia's forests falsified data and provided documents legitimizing the illegal harvesting of timber, a...
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The Flight and Capture of a Cartel Man

José González Valencia is a man of many names. Among his comrades in the Jalisco Cartel, one of the most powerful and violent drug cartels in Mexico, he is known...
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Drug Seizures Spike Along Paraguay’s Border With Bolivia

Cocaine seizures along Paraguay’s border with Bolivia have tripled, bolstering fears that this forest hinterland has become a haven for drug...
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High-Ranking Bolivia Police Gave Protection to Wanted Drug Trafficker

A number of high-ranking police officials in Bolivia have been arrested for their suspected links to a drug trafficker wanted for years by police in...
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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...