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Dossier June 2018

Latin America. The starting point of all the routes.

The mingling of drug trafficking and terrorist/guerrilla organisations also involves Latin America which, as is well known, is the homeland of drug trafficking. The new geographic mafia is making increasing inroads into the growing economies of the sub-continent. One of these is Mexico which, besides being a new geopolitical and geo-economic actor in the region,…

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Groups in the galaxy of terror.

Among the groups belonging to the radical Islamic galaxy, a fundamentally important role was played by the Al Qaeda of Islamic Maghreb (AQMI) which now controls the routes in the area of the Gulf of Guinea and the Maghreb leading to Europe. Among the criminal organisations most involved in business with the Islamic terrorist groups…

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Drug Trafficking and Terrorism.

Drug trafficking is a global business. It is finding its way ever more perniciously into growing economies, corrupting and destabilising them while making them the target of the  leading extra-regional powers,  altering the geopolitical equilibrium of the future. This is evident when we consider drug trafficking as a new form of geopolitical power or, rather,…

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Territory control.

The colossal and internationally important business of drug trafficking, now run by criminals of all races, is also participated in by various factions of terrorist groups and guerrillas. According to data provided by the DEA (Drugs Enforcement Agency) entitled ‘Combating organised international crime’, it emerges that the ties between drug trafficking and terrorism continue to…

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Advocacy

Not a choice between poor and ideology.

Advocacy is a process to ensure change where there is injustice, providing a solution to a problem, and building support for acting on both the…

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Baobab

The hyena, the goat, the leopard and the hare.

The hyena's home was near a river, and he owned a little canoe of which he was exceedingly proud. Most hyenas are very greedy and this…

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Youth & Mission

The Economy of Francesco. Young People, A Commitment, The Future.

Inspired by St. Francis of Assisi and by Pope Francis, 2,000 young adults met online to discuss making the economy more responsive to human dignity and…

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