Category: Police

Colombia Militarization Organized Crime Police Security Writing

As Medellín Violence Spikes, Security Force Response Raises Concerns

Authorities in Colombia are responding to a recent wave of violence in Medellín with a heavy hand, but the factors fueling the clashes remain unclear and the security strategy may be exacerbating tensions.

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Argentina Corruption Drug War Organized Crime Police Writing

Cocaine Ring in Russia’s Argentina Embassy Dismantled

An unprecedented seizure of nearly half a ton of cocaine at the Russian embassy in Argentina has exposed an international drug ring that counted on help from corrupt officials in the police and diplomatic service.