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ELITES AND CRIME / 22 FEB 2019

A judge lowered the sentence of a convicted Guatemalan drug trafficker in a US court on February 22, just weeks after US federal authorities released another convicted Guatemalan trafficker from…

EL CHAPO / 31 OCT 2018

The upcoming trial of Sinaloa Cartel boss El Chapo in the United States is being hailed as a major win in the fight against organized crime.

EL SALVADOR / 3 SEP 2018

The recent granting of political asylum in Nicaragua to a fugitive from Guatemala is the latest sign that the Central American nation is becoming a regional safe haven for wanted…

EXTRADITION / 24 MAY 2018

A US court handed down a life sentence to a Honduran drug trafficker linked to the Sinaloa Cartel -- just the second time that a life term in prison has…

EXTRADITION / 13 APR 2018

The FBI has added one of Mexico's most legendary gangsters, Rafael Caro Quintero, to its most wanted list.

COLOMBIA / 7 MAR 2018

A former member of Colombia’s Norte del Valle Cartel was the first Colombian to be extradited to face charges in the United States on two different occasions, a cautionary…

EXTRADITION / 13 DEC 2017

Authorities identified him as one of the main drug traffickers in the department of Chiquimula, a trafficking corridor of large amounts of cocaine moving by land through Guatemala. In Virginia,…

ELITES AND CRIME / 4 DEC 2017

One of Guatemala’s most notorious drug traffickers has been sentenced to more than two decades in a US prison. And his agreement to cooperate with US authorities is…

COLOMBIA / 19 SEP 2017

A jailed Ecuadorean drug capo is claiming to be a member of Colombia's demobilized FARC guerrilla group in order to receive judicial benefits offered to former fighters under a 2016…

COCA / 13 SEP 2017

Criticism of Colombia's peace process with the FARC guerrilla group by US officials and experts at a recent congressional hearing underscored simmering disagreements between the two close allies about how…

COLOMBIA / 12 SEP 2017

Authorities in Colombia have filtered out more than two dozen drug capos attempting to pass themselves off as FARC guerrillas in order to take advantage of judicial benefits offered to…

ELITES AND CRIME / 23 AUG 2017

InSight Crime has uncovered new details about a plea agreement between US federal prosecutors and Wilter Neptalí Blanco Ruíz, the alleged leader of one of Honduras' most notorious drug…

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