All About Extradition

EXTRADITION / 29 OCT 2014

Honduras has completed its second extradition of an alleged drug trafficker to the United States, but as the country's relatively new extradition process picks up pace there are signs that…

COLOMBIA / 10 OCT 2014

Daniel "El Loco" (The Madman) Barrera has pleaded guilty to money laundering in a US federal court, in what could perhaps conclude the saga of Colombia's last major international drug…

EL CHAPO / 9 OCT 2014

The latest superseding indictment of Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman from the Eastern District of New York illustrates just how desperate prosecutors in the US are to get their hands on Mexico's…

EXTRADITION / 8 OCT 2014

Honduras' president has claimed that the recent, unprecedented captures of major drug traffickers is "just the beginning" of the country's fight against organized crime. The question is: what's next?…

CACHIROS / 7 OCT 2014

Eight of the 19 Honduran drug traffickers wanted by the United States have now been captured, a significant advance for a country so afflicted by drug violence and insecurity, although…

EXTRADITION / 24 SEP 2014

A high-ranking member of a powerful criminal organization in Guatemala has become the latest drug trafficker from this Central American country to be extradited to the United States, in what…

COLOMBIA / 12 SEP 2014

A carpenter in Colombia has been released from prison after being wrongly accused of running a money laundering operation, a case that highlights issues in the way the United States…

EXTRADITION / 11 SEP 2014

Authorities in Honduras have captured the current head of "El Negro" Lobo's drug trafficking network, making him the second Honduran to face likely extradition to the United States.

EXTRADITION / 22 AUG 2014

The US Treasury has added the Valles crime clan to its "Kingpin List," the latest move in an unprecedented campaign against what is arguably Honduras' premier drug trafficking organization.

EXTRADITION / 19 AUG 2014

The extradited former head of Guatemala's Lorenzana criminal organization has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges after reportedly being offered a deal by US authorities, something likely to become commonplace as…

AUC / 25 JUN 2014

As Colombia prepares to release 160 paramilitaries that have served just eight-year sentences under a demobilization agreement with the government, controversy is building about even earlier releases for paramilitaries and…

EXTRADITION / 12 MAY 2014

Carlos "El Negro" Lobo has become the first Honduran drug trafficker to be extradited from Honduras to the United States, in a rapidly completed process apparently bereft of appeals, which…

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