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Argentina's longest-serving governors, called the rulers of "feudal Argentina" in a recent Infobae report. Gerardo Zamora of Santiago del Estero is back left. (Infobae)

The PRC, Feudal Governors and No Accountability: Lithium Mining in Argentina’s Northwest District

March 24, 2023 - Study published by IBI Consultants

This study examines how the government of Argentina has allowed the PRC to take over multiple strategic interests, including the vital lithium trade. Topics include Argentina, China, corruption, and lithium.


The Growing Use of Cryptocurrencies by Transnational Organized Crime Groups in Latin America

March 20, 2023 - Journal Article published by Georgetown Journal of International Affairs

Across Latin America, transnational criminal organizations that move billions of dollars a year in illicit profits are transferring parts of their financial holdings to cryptocurrencies as a way of avoiding detection and asset seizures. Topics include cryptocurrency, El Salvador, Paraguay, and transnational organized crime.

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Countering the New Autocrat’s Manual

January 6, 2023 - Report published by Global Americans

Our recommendations for a viable U.S. strategy in Latin America and the Caribbean in response to the infiltration of Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCOs) in governments across the political spectrum and a resulting trend towards authoritarianism in the region. Topics include Latin America, and transnational organized crime.

Russian President Vladimir Putin talks with Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega at Augusto C. Sandino Airport in Managua, July 11, 2014

Dangerous Alliances: Russia’s Strategic Inroads in Latin America

December 21, 2022 - Report published by Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) at NDU

Our report on Russia's broad pursuit of strategic interests in Latin America aimed at attacking U.S. strategic interests through disinformation, front groups, sale of sophisticated surveillance equipment, and access to the protection of Bolivarian regimes. Topics include disinformation, Nicaragua, Russia, and Strategic Threats.

Estadio Unico soccer stadium in Santiago del Estero, a symbol of wealth from drug trafficking and of corruption in an impoverished area of Argentina.

Case Study In Transnational Criminal Convergence: Santiago del Estero, Argentina

November 30, 2022 - Report published by IBI Consultants

Study on an impoverished Argentinian province full of contradictions, intrigue, and unexplained cash flows that fuel one of the most powerful and sophisticated political machines in the country. Topics include Argentina, drug trafficking, and organized crime.

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Santiago del Estero: Centro de convergencenia para el crimen transnacional

November 21, 2022 - Report published by IBI Consultants

Spanish version of our report on Santiago del Estero, an impoverished province in Argentina that is a convergence center for transnational organized crime. Topics include Argentina, drug trafficking, and organized crime.

Douglas Farah on Chile’s Radio Biobio, discussing Iran, Russia and Transnational Organized Crime

Douglas Farah and organized crime: "There is Iranian activity in Chile and the entire continent"

November 10, 2022 - Interview published by Radio Biobio

Douglas Farah on Chile’s Radio Biobio, discussing Iran, Russia and Transnational Organized Crime. Topics include Chile, Iran, Latin America, Russia, and transnational organized crime.

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MS13's Toxic Weed That’s “More Addictive Than Cocaine" | High Society

September 10, 2022 - Video published by Vice

In this video, Douglas Farah is interviewed about Tiburón, a highly addictive drug marketed by MS-13 that is a threat to Honduras. Topics include drug trafficking, Honduras, MS-13, and Tiburón.

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