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.

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.