14 people were arrested in San Matías, a Bolivian city located near the Brazilian border. The arrests took place during an operation conducted by the Bolivian security forces to take control over the city after they were chased from it in June. The city is described as a “crime hotspot” for both Brazilian and Bolivian […]
During its mission to Bolivia, CORMS attended, on 23 July, the presentation of the main findings from the UNODC’s work in supporting the process of destruction/incineration of illicit drugs seized in Bolivia in the first semester of 2018. The Representative of the UNODC in Bolivia, Mr. Thierry Rostan, who gave the presentation, recognised the work […]
In its efforts to support strengthening partner countries’ capacity to counter drug trafficking and organised crime, from 22 to 24 March, CRIMJUST delivered a specialized workshop in Bolivia aimed at supporting and enhancing the implementation of confiscation on assets from drug trafficking.
On Thursday 22 February, UNODC and the Government of Bolivia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for implementing AIRCOP in the country, reiterating their commitment to combat transnational organized crime at international airports. Bolivia is the tenth country in Latin America and the Caribbean to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with UNODC for implementing AIRCOP.
German customs authorities seized 8 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated value
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.
“Supervision with a Risk-Based Approach for Financial and Non-Financial entities” was the theme of a workshop aimed at the Andean sub-region
The Crime Rate Index for 2016 listed Mexico as the third most dangerous country in the world due to the violence created by drug-related organized crime, with the country ranked higher than countries currently at war. Ecuadorean Police seized around 10 metric tons of cocaine at Guayaquil port, which could mean the country may become […]
40 funcionarios de las Fuerza Armada Nacional Bolivariana (FANB), la Guardia Nacional Bolivariana (GNB) y altos funcionarios del gobierno nacional aparecen involucrados en el tráfico de drogas en un periodo entre agosto del 2015 y agosto del 2016, según el Observatorio de Delito Organizado. De esta manera, la corrupción hace vulnerable la lucha contra el […]
En lo que va de 2016, más 64 toneladas de estupefacientes se han incautado en Ecuador, según el Ministerio del Interior. La mayoría estaba destinada al tráfico internacional, sobre todo hacia el continente europeo. Ecuador es considerado ruta de tránsito de drogas y de insumos para elaborarla. La Policía Federal de Argentina ha detenido una […]