Delivery Apps Are Turning Gig Workers Into Drug Mules in Argentina

There, they can be hired to transport anything — including illegal drugs — and poorly enforced laws leave them responsible

Amy Booth
OneZero

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Illustration: Olivia Fields

WWhen Javier Rojas’ phone buzzed with an order for a packet of tablets this past July, nothing seemed amiss at first. In Argentina, delivery apps…

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Amy Booth
OneZero

Hi! I write about social issues in South America and study politics. Bylines: The Guardian, The Independent, Vice, New Internationalist and others.