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Ayahuasca is rapidly becoming the discerning backpacker’s drug of choice in South America, as they shun mainstream cocaine and paraguayo in search of something a little more esoteric. In intricate ceremonies taking place in the Amazon rainforest, tourists imbibe the …

For years, David “Delfín” Zacarías was Rosario’s biggest cocaine cook. Zacarías did not work alone, but operated the illicit business with the help of his wife and two adult children. To neighbors and the outside world, their large but

Had a few beers throughout the workday but still can do your job just fine? Unless you work in a bar and those beers are stolen, you won’t get fired in Colombia.

A recent decision by the Constitutional court has …

You may have read that the Argentine government declared a “National Emergency With Regards To Addictions” in its Official Bulletin earlier this week. Well, it looks like the Casa Rosada and the provinces plan on cracking down on private marijuana …

A gang that used taxis to deliver drugs in and around Buenos Aires has now been dismantled by the Federal Police. Narcotaxis: smart, but not smart enough.

Officers have so far arrested 12 people in connection with the narcotaxis

The Narco-Granny of Rosario, also known as “Old Alcira,” has been arrested. The Santa Fe provincial police raided the widow’s home today and caught her red handed selling high-grade cocaine (known as “fly wings” here) marketed to wealthy customers …

Give it a few more week, and the War on Drugs will have Security Minister Patricia Bullrich’s knowledge of illicit substances rival that of Walter White or your regular neighborhood shaman: while announcing this morning that  nine people had been …

César Rodríguez Carillo probably had dandruff on his mind rather than flakes of cocaine as he crossed the border from Argentina into Chile with 11 liters of shampoo he’d got in Neuquén Province. But as a dog sniffed out the …

Today, the Buenos Aires City Government sent a bill to the City Congress aiming to make future electronic music festivals safer for attendees by reducing health risks and raising awareness of drugs’ potentially harmful effects. This comes on the heels …

Adrián Conci, the president of Dell Productions, the company in charge of organizing the Time Warp electronic festival in Costa Salguero earlier this month, turned himself in this morning nine days after Judge Sebastián Casanello ordered his arrest following the …