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It was a Tuesday night, January 14, 2020, after “free time” when prison authorities found his... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

PCC: A Prison from Which There Is No Escape

A spate of recent operations targeting wildlife trafficking rings in Brazil have highlighted the... ReadLeer
/ Brazil

Social Media Used to Sell Exotic Animals in Brazil

Officials in Argentina have been discussing how DNA testing may be used to curb cattle rustling and... ReadLeer
/ Argentina

Argentina Turns to DNA to Fight Cattle Rustling

Officials in Mexico City have launched a new program which will seek to impede criminal networks... ReadLeer
/ Gulf Cartel

Going Door to Door: Mexico City’s Response To Child Recruitment

A recent string of high-profile interceptions targeting international drug trafficking operations... ReadLeer
/ Cocaine

Corruption, Containers, Cocaine: Guyana’s Role In Transnational Drug Trafficking

La Fuerza Anti-Unión (FAU) is a criminal organization that has grown rapidly since its inception... ReadLeer
/ Mexico Groups

Fuerza Anti-Unión

A sizeable seizure of adulterated rum shipped to Honduras from Europe reveals the extent to which... ReadLeer
/ Contraband

Demand for Illegal Alcohol Claiming Hundreds of Lives Across Region

A string of drug trafficking busts connected to Nicaragua have occurred over the past few weeks,... ReadLeer
/ Cocaine

Nicaragua Not Spared As Cocaine Flows Through Central America

Six months after a sophisticated robbery where gunmen hijacked gold and silver bars being loaded... ReadLeer
/ Knights Templar

Worth Its Weight In Gold: New Unit Combats Mine Heists In Mexico

A massive robbery of nearly 38,000 cancer drugs from a warehouse in Mexico City points to a growing... ReadLeer
/ Contraband

What Lies Behind Armed Robbery of Cancer Drugs in Mexico City?

Authorities claim that rising cocaine seizures along the Bolivia-Brazil border have come as a... ReadLeer
/ Bolivia

Business As Usual? Cocaine Seizures On the Rise At Bolivia-Brazil Border

Peruvian authorities have destroyed yet another illegal mining site in one of the nation’s most... ReadLeer
/ Environmental Crime

Destroy, Rinse, Repeat – Peru’s Illegal Mining Struggles in Áncash