Forced laborers face extremely harsh working conditions

Chile Human Trafficking ‘Invisible Problem’ For Lack of Investigation

Experts say the trafficking of migrants to Chile for forced labor is facilitated by their invisibility and the lack of investigation by authorities, while the...
Carabiniers director Gustavo Gonzalez

Chile Takes Hard Line Against Corruption After Police Drugs Scandal

The head of Chile's national anti-narcotics police has been removed from his position and over 100 cases of possible police corruption...
A drug shipment allegedly organized by the officers

Drug Arrests Highlight Chile Police Corruption

Four national police officers from Chile have been detained for involvement in smuggling over a ton of marijuana from Bolivia to Chile, underlining how major...
Chilean officials with confiscated money

Suspicious Financial Transactions in Chile Up 33% from 2012

Officials in Chile have reported a 33 percent increase in suspicious financial transactions for the first half of 2013, suggesting organized crime groups are using...
Bolivian anti-narcotics policeman with seized cocaine

Bolivia Destroys ‘Narco-village’ On Chile Border

Security forces in Bolivia have uncovered and destroyed a "narco-village" dedicated to producing cocaine near the border with Chile, pointing to the growing...
Chile Carabiniers announce the imposition of a Cuadrantes Plan

Chile Engineers Calculate Crime Hotspots

An analysis center backed by the University of Chile is working with security forces in developing mathematical models that promote more efficient ways to fight...
Members of the Carabinier anti-narcotics unit

77% Rise in Chilean Drug Seizures

The recent seizure of nearly 26 kilos of marijuana brings total Chilean drug seizures to more than eight tons in the first half of 2013, representing a sharp...

‘Chile Human Trafficking Rings Use Ecuador-Peru Routes’

Officials have revealed details of new trends concerning human trafficking in Chile, as this otherwise relatively safe country's strong economy continues to draw...
Cocaine capsules swallowed by arrested mules

Chile Destination for Bolivian Cocaine Moved by ‘Mules’

A spate of arrests of people smuggling cocaine in their stomachs while travelling by bus from Bolivia to Chile has led authorities to make the claim that Chile...