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International Cooperation to Fight Organized Crime

International Cooperation to Fight Organized Crime

Prosecutors and attorneys general from 20 countries — including the U.S., the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Mexico and most of Latin America —were in Lima this week, to discuss mechanisms for greater judiciary cooperation in transnational cases of organized crime, corruption and money laundering. The host of the three-day convention was Peru’s […]

Drug Trafficking Analyst Briefly Detained

Drug Trafficking Analyst Briefly Detained

Sociologist Jaime Antezana, a recognized analyst of terrorism and drug trafficking, was released this week after two days in police custody, related to a libel complaint filed against him two years ago. Antezana is being sued by the former governor of Huanuco, Luis Picon, after Antezana told Caretas magazine in […]

International Analysis: Fighting Terrorism and Securing Liberties in Tunisia

Op-Ed by Maha Yahya — The Mark News This week, the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) in Tunisia will begin discussing an antiterrorism and money-laundering law. While a clear improvement over the law used in the Ben Ali era, this law opens the door for potential clampdowns on fundamental freedoms and […]

Peru’s Ex Spy Chief Allegedly Laundered Drug Money While in Jail

A closely-monitored businessman in Uruguay has been arrested for allegedly laundering some $25 million in drug money for Peru’s former intelligence chief, Vladimiro Montesinos. Sergio Hermida, a football contractor and president of Montevideo’s second division Waston basketball team, has been monitored since 2008, according to a report in Diario16. Over […]