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With “no to the military on the streets” as their main rallying cry, thousands of people marched in different cities across the country to protest the government’s decree aimed at restructuring the role of the armed forces. The central event …

The draft of Argentina’s new criminal code aims to allocate more resources and focus on the war against drug-trafficking, the source of the problem, rather than chase minor offenders in the vain pursuit of better crime statistics. As such, more …

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

Sergio Varisco, the Mayor of Paraná, the capital city of the Entre Ríos Province, was indicted yesterday after a federal judge concluded there is enough evidence to determine he was involved in a drug-trafficking ring. According to Judge Leandro Ríos, …

Last week, we were amazed when reporting the story about a half-ton of marijuana, seized by the police, which simply… disappeared. The best was yet to come, as officers explained the phenomenon to their superiors by stating that the 495 …

Filed under: We can’t make this up.

Last April, a new police chief found himself in an awkward position. Chief Emilio Portero conducted an inventory check on 6,000 kilos of marijuana at a police warehouse in Pilar, in Buenos Aires …

The Argentine government is analyzing the creation of a special military “rapid deployment” force to provide logistical assistance to security forces in cases related to drug trafficking or terrorism.

A law introduced after the end of the last military dictatorship …

A federal court in Rosario has sentenced a man to nine years in jail for his involvement in a drug trafficking circle…despite not actually knowing who he is.

The trial, which lasted for five months, surrounded 10 alleged members of …

The mayor of Itatí — a small town in the Corrientes Province — Roger Terán, his Deputy Mayor, Fabio Aquino, and the town’s Police Chief, Diego Ocampo Alvarenga, were all detained this morning, accused of drug-trafficking. They were predictably taken …

The mother of the 15-year-old accused of murdering another teenager in Flores on Christmas Eve has had her permanent residency withdrawn by Argentine Immigration. The judge has also ruled that the father of the accused’s boy will be prohibited from …