To say that COVID-19 changes everything is already a cliché. But it’s also true.
Drug cartels are facing broken supply chains, shrinking revenues, and shifting markets. Rising violence is just one effect.
After a temporary lull in homicidal violence in some countries, there are signs that it is rising once more. Meanwhile, crime groups are migrating online to where the action is. If left to their own devices, they could make the world a more dangerous place.