U.S. anti-drug money spent on Latin America has been funneled through corrupt military, paramilitary and intelligence organizations and ends up violating basic human rights, a new ICIJ investigation shows.

The project team:

Ignacio Gómez, Angel Paez, Leonarda Reyes, Fernando Rodrigues, Frank Smyth, Laura Peterson, André Verlöy

Researchers / Fact-Checkers
Aparna Basnyat, Tamy Guberek, Vanessa Haigh, Julie Leimbach, Rupa Patel, Daniel Politi, Lisa Rab, Erik Schelzig, Peter Smith

Arthur Allen, Bill Allison, Maud Beelman

This report was supported by a grant from the Ford Foundation.