All About Extradition

EL CHAPO / 17 MAY 2016

Two judges in Mexico have approved separate US extradition requests for Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzman based on charges filed in Florida and Texas, and Mexican authorities have moved the drug…

EXTRADITION / 2 MAY 2016

Guatemalan authorities, working with the United States government, captured what some are calling the country's largest drug trafficker, a former military officer turned criminal with a reputation for extreme…

EL CHAPO / 8 MAR 2016

Jailed Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s team of supporters has launched a media campaign in which, despite the rhetoric about fast-tracking the kingpin's extradition, the objective appears to…

EL CHAPO / 16 FEB 2016

If extradited to the United States, Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán appears likely to stand trial in a New York federal court, where, in a strange and…

ELITES AND CRIME / 12 FEB 2016

As Juan Orlando Hernández passes the midpoint of his presidential term in Honduras, InSight Crime evaluates how well he has addressed the most pressing security issues the country faced when…

EL CHAPO / 9 FEB 2016

Joaquin Guzman, alias "El Chapo," the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, is reportedly willing to agree to a plea deal for drug trafficking charges in the United States, if the…

COLOMBIA / 3 FEB 2016

The recent release of a high-level drug trafficking and money laundering suspect highlights Colombia's continued difficulty in successfully prosecuting organized crime.

COLOMBIA / 29 JAN 2016

As a historic peace accord nears, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has petitioned the United States to remove the FARC from its list of terrorist organizations and suspend arrest warrants…

EL CHAPO / 11 JAN 2016

Mexico confirmed that it has begun the process to extradite Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán to the United States, but it could be a year or more before the recaptured…

EXTRADITION / 8 JAN 2016

In a landmark case, Honduras and the United States have collaborated in swiftly extraditing and convicting a member of the infamous Los Valle drug clan. However, it is uncertain…

ELITES AND CRIME / 4 JAN 2016

Honduras' Foreign Ministry confirmed that the United States government has requested the extradition of Jaime Rosenthal, marking the next step in the US money laundering investigation of one of the…

EXTRADITION / 16 NOV 2015

Mexico has extradited the head of the Sinaloa Cartel's Central America operations to the United States, a move that could spark fresh concern among elites in Honduras thought to be…

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