RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The authorities point out that the large quantities of drugs seized in Europe pass through Latin American countries and depart from Paraguay. According to Italian authorities, this criminal organization profits approximately US$66.8 billion and controls 40% of cocaine shipments worldwide.
Specialized prosecutor against organized crime, drug trafficking and money laundering Marcelo Pecci discussed the actions Paraguay is taking against this criminal group in the fight against drug trafficking.
Regarding these organized groups, notably the Calabrian mafia, which is suspected to be operating in the country, he said that the 'Ndrangheta is very strong in . . .