All About El Loco Barrera

COLOMBIA / 13 SEP 2011

U.S. authorities indicted one of Colombia's biggest drug lords, Daniel “El Loco” Barrera, on cocaine trafficking charges.

COLOMBIA / 5 SEP 2011

U.S. and Colombian authorities have chalked up a series of victories against the organization of one of Colombia's most prolific drug traffickers, Daniel "El Loco" Barrera.

COLOMBIA / 5 SEP 2011

U.S. authorities announced a 'new chapter in the fight against drug trafficking' with the launch of a special unit of prosecutors dedicated to targeting Colombia's neo-paramilitary drug gangs.

COLOMBIA / 31 AUG 2011

Colombian anti-narcotics police found a ton of cocaine on a ranch in the Pacific Valle del Cauca province belonging to Daniel Barrera, alias "El Loco," one of the…

COLOMBIA / 15 AUG 2011

Colombian police announced the capture of a link between major Colombian drug traffickers and the Mexico-based Zetas gang, but the claims are hard to square with the current reality of…

COLOMBIA / 7 JUN 2011

After six people were massacred in southern Colombia, authorities said the killing could be a sign of trouble brewing within the organization of one of the country's most powerful drug…

ARGENTINA / 28 APR 2011

Police in Argentina have arrested the alleged top financial operative of a very wealthy but for a long time little-known Colombian drug network, accused of laundering millions of dollars through…

EL LOCO BARRERA / 1 APR 2011

Mexican cartels have moved into North and West Africa, a former DEA official said, taking advantage of the upheaval in the region to move drugs into Europe.

EL LOCO BARRERA / 10 MAR 2011

InSight has long been skeptical of rumors concerning cocaine hydrochloride (HCl) labs operating in Central America. But this week Honduran officials said they had discovered one that rivaled…

BOLIVIA / 14 JAN 2011

Friday, authorities in Nigeria seized a cocaine shipment with an estimated worth of $7 million in the port city Lagos.

COLOMBIA / 30 DEC 2010

Authorities have seized 6.4 tons of drugs in Colombia's Pacific port of Buenaventura, the largest seizure of 2010. Police stated the cocaine is the property of Daniel Barrera, alias "…

COLOMBIA / 24 NOV 2010

Julio Alberto Lozano, alias "Patricia," accused by Colombian authorities of being one of the hemisphere's most important drug traffickers, has agreed to face charges in the United States.

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