Argentina grapples with rising drug trafficking and violence
Al Jazeera English posted this video clip, titled “Argentina Fighting Booming Drug Trade, Violence” – below is their description.
Shootings have become commonplace in Argentina’s slums, as gangs fight to control local drug trafficking.
There has been an increase in threats, shootings and even executions over the past year.
Now the government is sending federal forces to one of the country’s busiest ports to help fight gangs and drugs.
Teresa Bo’s reporting of Al Jazeera from the city of Rosario, Argentina.
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