While 2020 has been an extremely difficult year for the entire world, it has been particularly bad for Latin America. The ongoing health crisis has caused further suffering in a region already plagued by corruption, violence and political uncertainty. And it is not just the legitimate businesses that are feeling the pressure, the pandemic has hit the illegal drug trade, and hard. Rather than allowing their industry to collapse however, the drug cartels are doing what they have so often do very well: they are adapting.
Join us as we talk with guest George Gelman, CEO of Centro Internacional de Inteligencia, S.A. de C.V as he draws on his extensive experience as an adviser on intelligence matters to corporations and law enforcement agencies throughout Latin America, and provides some key insights into the ways that organized crime groups are dealing with the COVID-19 crisis in that region.