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Cocaine Ring in Russia’s Argentina Embassy Dismantled

An unprecedented seizure of nearly half a ton of cocaine at the Russian embassy in Argentina has exposed an international drug ring that...

Argentina Strike Sheds Light on Union’s ‘Mafia Style’ Operations

An upcoming strike of the largest union conglomerate in Argentina is shedding light on labor groups’ criminal relationships and “mafia style” operations, as a...

New Evidence in Landmark Case Suggests Argentina Judge Ran Drug Ring

A federal judge in Argentina who was once lauded for his anti-narcotic efforts is facing charges that he colluded with drug traffickers and resold confiscated...

Argentina Seeks Deeper Security Ties With US Amid Questionable Policy Shift

Argentina is taking new steps to solidify its security relationship with the United States, a move that may be aimed at generating support...

3 (Other) Reasons Why Drug Traffickers Might Be Turning to ‘Mules’ in Argentina

Authorities in Argentina say increased vigilance and enforcement has caused a spike in the use of so-called “mules” to transport drugs to the country, but there...

Is Argentina Poised To Clean Up Its Judiciary?

An upcoming official investigation into judicial corruption in Argentina is poised to lift the lid on the country’s highly questioned judiciary, possibly spurring...

GameChangers 2017: Anti-Corruption Successes Fuel Elite Backlash

Corruption scandals have continued to break at dizzying pace across Latin America throughout 2017, spanning politics, business, the security forces, the judiciary...
Aviones pequeños como estos son utilizados para el tráfico aéreo de drogas en Paraguay

Takedown in Paraguay Highlights Struggle Against Aerial Trafficking

An international operation led to the disruption of an alleged trafficking network that authorities say managed drug flights from Paraguay to other South...
Arresto de Noray Nakis, vicepresidente del equipo argentino de fútbol Independiente

Argentina Soccer Crime Case Shows Evolution of Hooligan Groups

A new round of arrests and charges in an unfolding racketeering case in Argentina involving a criminalized soccer fan club, or "barra brava,"...

Argentina’s Ex-President Kirchner Loses and Wins in Senatorial Elections

Argentina’s ex-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner won a senatorial seat that ensures immunity from incarceration despite various corruption...

Colombia Trafficker Tied to International Corruption, Money Laundering

An investigation with ramifications across the Americas has culminated in the arrest of an old-school Colombian drug trafficker who managed to adapt to major...
The 'narco-rice' case began in September 2015

Argentina ‘Narco-Rice’ Investigation Turns Towards Soccer

Authorities in Argentina are investigating everything from soccer matches and players' rights to investments in a crematorium as part of the second phase of an...