Title

Latin America: Organized Crime Taking Advantage of COVID-19

Date of Publication

2020 12:00 AM

Security Theme

Transnational Organized Crime

Keywords

Transnational Organized Crime, Organized crime, COVID-19, Latin America, supply and demand, criminal organizations, adapatability, criminal governance, territorial control, prison control

Description

Latin American criminal organizations have faced some new challenges during the coronavirus pandemic – such as disruptions in transportation routes and markets – but they have also exploited opportunities to expand operations in ways that further threaten governments’ control in vulnerable communities.

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Latin America: Organized Crime Taking Advantage of COVID-19

Latin American criminal organizations have faced some new challenges during the coronavirus pandemic – such as disruptions in transportation routes and markets – but they have also exploited opportunities to expand operations in ways that further threaten governments’ control in vulnerable communities.