All About Extradition

COLOMBIA / 13 NOV 2015

Congress is considering a proposal meant to help the Department of Justice pursue a wider range of players in the transnational drug trade, potentially foreshadowing an increase in extraditions and…

AUC / 9 NOV 2015

Embed from Getty Images   One of Colombia's most notorious paramilitary warlords, "Jorge 40," could be free from prison in…

EXTRADITION / 16 OCT 2015

A former police intelligence agent became the eighth criminal suspect that Honduras has extradited to the United States to face drug trafficking charges in just over a year. …

BELTRAN LEYVA ORG / 1 OCT 2015

Mexico has extradited two alleged drug lords and nearly a dozen other suspected drug traffickers to the United States, a decision that was likely influenced by the escape of notorious…

ELITES AND CRIME / 21 SEP 2015

Authorities in Mexico have arrested several high-level prison officials for their alleged role in the recent jailbreak of famed Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, raising concerns about the…

COLOMBIA / 10 AUG 2015

A United States court convicted Colombian organized crime leader Fredy Alonzo Mira Perez, alias "Fredy Colas," to seven years in prison, in what was likely a reduced prison sentence…

EL CHAPO / 6 AUG 2015

The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) believes Mexico's fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is likely hiding out in his home state of Sinaloa, as it offers him the…

EL CHAPO / 31 JUL 2015

A Mexico City judge has accepted a US extradition request for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, a sharp turn from Mexico's previous stance on sending the fugitive drug lord to the…

AUC / 31 JUL 2015

A former Colombian paramilitary leader with extensive links to organized crime has been released from prison, which may have significant consequences for Colombia's underworld and the country's largest…

EXTRADITION / 27 JUL 2015

Guatemalan authorities recently extradited drug trafficker Jairo Orellana, alias "El Pelon," to the United States, ending a criminal career that left a bloody legacy in Guatemala. …

EL CHAPO / 14 JUL 2015

The recent prison break by the world's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, has brought to the fore Mexico's inconsistent policy on extraditing drug trafficking suspects wanted in…

COLOMBIA / 22 JUN 2015

In a case that exemplifies why the Urabeños remain Colombia's pre-eminent drug trafficking organization, Colombia is set to extradite an alleged Urabeño intermediary with Mexican criminal groups to the US. …

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