About this project: U.S. Aid in Latin America

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.

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:

Reporters
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

Editors
Arthur Allen, Bill Allison, Maud Beelman

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

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