Regional organized crime networks outmaneuver existing national response strategies
Organized crime in Latin America has grown in power, reach, and flexibility, and lack of regional coordination allows such networks to transfer activity from country to country to avoid specific national counter-measure strategies.
Sources:FORO Nacional/Internacional, May 2010, page 2: http://newsletters.clearsignals.org/RAND_May2010.pdf#page=2
See the agenda, documents and main conclusions at http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/crime-congress/crime-congresses.html
United Nations Twelfth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (2010), Background paper: Workshop on Links between Drug Trafficking and Other Forms of Organized Crime, A/CONF.213/15, in http://www.unodc.org/documents/crime-congress/12th-Crime-Congress/Documents/A_CONF.213_15/V1051054e.pdf
See United Nations – Office on drugs and crime (2002), Results of a pilot survey of forty selected organized criminal groups in sixteen countries, Geneva: UNODC.