drug trafficking

August 16, 2023
Pablo Stefanoni with Pablo Ospina and Franklin Ramírez / Nueva Sociedad

The assassination of a presidential candidate days before the country’s snap elections shocks Ecuador. How do we make sense of the violence?

July 19, 2023
Virginie Laurent

Coca, marijuana, and poppy growers in the Cauca Department demand to participate in the elaboration of progressive new drug policy.

July 28, 2022
Linda Farthing and Thomas Grisaffi

Narcotrafficking is a bloody business throughout Latin America, but less so in Bolivia.

April 7, 2020
Philip Luke Johnson

New narco-terrorism charges against Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro are notable for their lack of evidence. 

March 1, 2017
Patrick Timmons

An undocumented woman's efforts to seek protection against her abusive ex boyfriend led to her arrest by immigration agents. But there's more to the story: her ex, a U.S. citizen, is a convicted international drug trafficker.

September 22, 2011
The United States government’s recent “National Drug Threat Assessment 2011” targets international trafficking organizations even while it identifies domestic prescription pharmaceuticals as having the most destructive health consequences.
September 25, 2007
Elizabeth Quint
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