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Canada Marijuana Legalization Puts Spotlight on LatAm Drug Policy

Recreational marijuana in Canada is now officially legal, and while the decision is unlikely have a significant impact on Latin America’s black market, it could...

Canada’s Laws Leave Door Open for Money Laundering by LatAm Groups

Recent reports highlight a loophole in Canada’s laws that could facilitate money laundering by Latin American crime groups, particularly if the United States and...
Is tougher US-Mexico border security shifting smuggling routes?

US-Canada Border Arrest Shows Varied Human Smuggling Routes

US authorities have arrested a Honduran national for allegedly smuggling several migrants from Central America and Mexico into the United States from Canada,...
Alleged CJNG members under arrest

Mexico’s Jalisco Cartel – New Generation: From Extinction to World Domination

In less than a decade, the Jalisco Cartel - New Generation (CJNG) has transformed into one of the most prolific and violent drug trafficking organizations in...
Cocaine from Mexico seized by the RCMP

Canada Drug Trafficking Groups Expanding Mexico Ties

After a spate of killings targeting Canadian drug traffickers in Mexico, there have been several indications that some of Canada's criminal groups have now...
Jimmy Cournoyer

Canada’s ‘King of Pot’ Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison

Canada drug trafficker Jimmy Cournoyer has been sentenced to 27 years in prison, marking the end of a billion-dollar transnational marijuana empire with ties to...
A marijuana bust in Canada

Drug Investigation Links Sinaloa Cartel to Canadian, US Mafias

US court documents reveal details of a cocaine and marijuana trafficking ring linking Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel to Canadian and New York mafias, and the...

Gangster Killing Points to Canada-Mexico Criminal Ties

The murder of a Canadian crime boss in Mexico illustrates the troubling links between criminal organizations in the two...

The UN Gang, and the Canada-Mexico Connection

The story behind the murder of a Canadian citizen in Sinaloa, Mexico, reveals how far links between organized crime networks in Canada and Mexico have been broken...