All About Extradition

EL MAYO / 22 AUG 2017

The brother of a jailed former leader of the Sinaloa Cartel has been arrested by US authorities, raising further questions about the future of the once-dominant crime group as…

EXTRADITION / 16 AUG 2017

The sentencing of a Zetas cartel assassin in Texas is the latest example of US prosecutors applying extraterritorial jurisdiction to foreign nationals for crimes they committed abroad, and which…

EL CHAPO / 15 AUG 2017

A US judge has refused to rule out the possibility that the defense lawyers looking to represent Mexico's most famous drug lord, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, could see their…

COLOMBIA / 14 AUG 2017

The United States has requested the extradition of several Colombian emerald magnates on drug trafficking charges, marking the first time US authorities have targeted members of the country's…

ELITES AND CRIME / 17 MAY 2017

The extradition to the United States of Tomás Yarrington, a former Mexico governor whose name has become synonymous with corruption and narco politics, could now be imminent. But other…

ELITES AND CRIME / 13 APR 2017

A former Mexican governor captured in Italy faces extradition to the United States and Mexico, which may spark new tensions between the neighboring countries. …

EL CHAPO / 27 JAN 2017

US prosecutors have filed a memorandum detailing the lengthy criminal career of recently extradited Mexico drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, a unique look at the case the US government…

CIACS / 15 DEC 2016

Former Guatemalan Interior Minister Mauricio López Bonilla -- a decorated war hero and a longtime US ally -- finds himself treading water amidst a flurry of accusations about corruption and…

COLOMBIA / 17 NOV 2016

Colombian kingpin "Mi Sangre" has been extradited from Argentina to the United States, closing a chapter in one of the most pivotal and turbulent periods in Colombia's organized crime history.

ELITES AND CRIME / 3 NOV 2016

Guatemala has extradited to the United States an alleged drug trafficker suspected of being at the center of several developing scandals linked to the administration of President Jimmy Morales and…

COLOMBIA / 21 OCT 2016

A US court has sentenced a top Colombian drug trafficker years after he negotiated his way back to criminal life in Colombia, in a case that highlights weaknesses in the…

ELITES AND CRIME / 18 OCT 2016

An alleged drug trafficker suspected of ties to numerous corrupt officials in Honduras is reportedly preparing to turn himself in, but just where he would be prosecuted remains an unanswered…

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