CRIMJUST, in collaboration with AIRCOP and the Global Programme against Money-Laundering (GPML), held a Regional Specialized Training Course on Cash Couriers in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 4 and 5 December.
CRIMJUST partner countries met, between 28 and 29 August, with representatives of the Mexican Federal Police and the General Prosecutor of the Republic in Mexico to exchange best practices in effectively tackling drug trafficking. Aimed at enhancing regional and south-south cooperation, CRIMJUST in collaboration with the UNODC Mexico regional office, organised an exchange visit to […]
Airport interdiction operations reinforced in Argentina with AIRCOP
According to the World Drug Report 2017 from the UNODC, the global illicit drug market is
A workshop on “Adequate use and protection of financial intelligence” aimed at the Southern Cone sub-region took place in Asuncion, Paraguay between 6 and 8 June.
In the beginning of May, Argentina signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the implementation of the Seaport Cooperation project (SEACOP).
Colombian police seized more than 6 tons of cocaine in the Caribbean port of Barranquilla bound for Spain. Colombian Defence Minister Luis Carlos Villegas confirmed that the shipment, worth €200 million, was carried out by several drug cartels, including El Clan del Golfo. The seizure represents the third largest cocaine seizure in the history of […]
During the final congressional session of 2016, the government of Argentina submitted plans in order to modify the country’s anti-narcotics law. The reform – if approved – would increase penalties for the production, trafficking and supply of paco, the smokeable paste at intermediary stage in processing cocaine. The post-conflict minister of Colombia acknowledged that coca […]
Data from Argentina’s Attorney General Office reveals that more than a third of money laundering cases since 2013 were linked to drug trafficking, informs Insight Crime. According to one of the two prosecutors of the Economic Crime and Money Laundering Bureau (Procuraduría de Criminalidad Económica y Lavado de Activos – PROCELAC), the fact that such […]
Reportedly, there are 440 organized crime groups operating in Spain, out of the 3,600 identified in all of Europe, as indicated by experts from the Spanish Guardia Civil and the National Police. The majority of those criminal groups are dedicated to drug trafficking and fraud. Ten organised crime groups in Spain are labeled as “high […]