Drug Trade

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 04:58
Police have killed a major drug trafficker operating in Colombia’s eastern region, possibly creating a power vacuum along important drug transit corridors leading to neighboring Venezuela and Brazil.
Monday, September 28, 2015 - 06:13
Increase in murders in capital stokes fears that brutal drug gangs have grabbed foothold.
Monday, September 28, 2015 - 05:57
According to an unidentified source in the Honduran security forces, drug trafficking has dropped significantly in Honduras thanks to military and intelligence work, the latest in a series of assertions that the country is no longer a major hub for organized crime.
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 06:41
A Honduran wanted on drug and money laundering charges by the United States was captured in western Honduras, officials said Wednesday.
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 06:33
The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Customs and Border Protection interdicted approximately 15,000 pounds of cocaine and detained four suspects from a self-propelled semi-submersible vessel in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico Aug. 31.
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 06:26
Argentine customs agents seize shipment of rice that imaginative drug runners had soaked in water mixed with cocaine
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 06:35
Police in Brazil have captured a little known figure that has played a major role in the historical development of Latin America's drug trade, and whose links to prominent drug traffickers stretch from Mexico's "El Chapo" Guzman to Colombia's Pablo Escobar.
Monday, September 21, 2015 - 06:42
Drug flights between the Peru-Bolivia air bridge have a relatively brief yet intense history. Hundreds of flights have created a new drug boom, especially in Peru's Apurimac and Ene River Valley (VRAE).
Monday, September 21, 2015 - 06:01
The U.S. Coast Guard off loaded 3,662 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $3.3 million wholesale, and 254 kilograms (560 pounds) of cocaine, worth an estimated $8.5 million, Friday at its Miami Beach station.
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 06:46
A shipment of over 650 kilograms of marijuana was found Tuesday hidden in cigarette boxes of a company belonging to President Horacio Cartes, the independent daily Ultima Hora reported.