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A criminal group in Argentina has found a novel target for extortion: black market currency dealers... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Argentina Drug Gang Extorts ‘Blue Dollar’ Sellers

An index looking at the ability of Latin American countries to combat corruption has highlighted... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

New Index Finds Corruption Worsening Across Latin America

Just like many legal enterprises trying to find ways to get their products to customers despite the... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

4 Ways Microtraffickers are Getting Around Coronavirus Restrictions

Homicides in western Panama have surged in a cycle of revenge killings, as one of the country's... ReadLeer
/ Bagdad

Rift in Bagdad Crime Syndicate Fueling Violence in Panama

Although the Mexican soccer league has canceled the rest of its season, one of its most acclaimed... ReadLeer
/ Elites and Organized Crime

Money Laundering Allegations Dog Mexico’s Cruz Azul Soccer Club

The theft of thousands of surgical masks in Cuba reveals how the island’s active black market... ReadLeer
/ Contraband

Coronavirus Driving Black Market for Medical Equipment in Cuba

Over the past year, repeated allegations of weak security and customs checks at Uruguay's main... ReadLeer
/ Cocaine

Record Seizures of Cocaine Expose Severe Flaws at Uruguay’s Main Airport

Online scams, ransomware attacks and phishing email schemes have proliferated in Latin America amid... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Latin America Under Threat of Cybercrime Amid Coronavirus

A new report sheds light on US authorities' controversial practice of detaining Ecuadorian... ReadLeer
/ Cocaine

For Ecuador’s Fishermen, ‘Vueltas’ Rarely End in a Return

Seizures of synthetic drugs in Chile have skyrocketed from 2,304 doses in 2010 to more than 1.6... ReadLeer
/ Chile

Chile Struggles to Deal With Colossal Influx of Synthetic Drugs