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Drug trafficking

Narcoterrorism and Populism 

In the so-called "biggest election in history" that will take place on June 2, there is a player in the shadows who is acting openly. And it is likely to become more visible as the election campaign progresses.

The government of Ecuador declares war on terrorism

A month after Daniel Noboa took office, the latest events of insecurity and violence are testing the president's ability to confront this declared war on organized crime.

Crisis and narcoterrorism in Ecuador: from “good living” to trying to survive

The weakening of the state, the absence of a social safety net and an adverse economic environment have made Ecuador extremely vulnerable to organized crime. The growing presence of drug trafficking has plunged the country into a spiral of violence and instability.

The Fate of Presidential Candidates Who Challenged Drug Trafficking

A scourge that has been threatening the validity of the state and its institutions in the region for decades.

Mexico and the battle against fentanyl

The announcement by the U.S. Department of Justice is a jolt for the Mexican government. However, for the moment, it does not affect the electoral situation.

Narco, the player to beat in Mexican elections

Organized crime, although not a conventional actor in the electoral struggle, is campaigning as only it knows how, through violence in its various manifestations.