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Venezuelan authorities seized 20 tons of liquid cocaine aboard a ship headed for Mexico.
Former Argentine President Carlos Menem and 17 members of his government were acquitted Tuesday of charges that they violated international weapons embargoes on Ecuador and Croatia in the 1990s
Colombia issued a new security plan on Tuesday, vowing to break up criminal gangs, minimize drug trafficking and improve security in the next three years in the world's No. 1 cocaine producer, still wracked by a guerrilla war
Drug-trafficking gangs find a promising new home in some of the poorest and most vulnerable countries in the Americas.
Venezuelan authorities arrested three drug traffickers – a Colombian, a Dutch citizen and a Canadian – all of whom had “red alerts” issued for them by Interpol, and they will be expelled from the country in the coming days, Interior Minister Tareck el Aissami said on Sunday
Forty people linked to the neo-paramilitary drug trafficking group "Los Urabeños" have been captured by Colombian authorities in collaboration with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), said Defense Minister Rodrigo Rivera.
The future of illegal arms flows to anti-Colombian FARC rebels is in the balance after Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and newly elected Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos met to patch up their differences.
In early 2008, an official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security sent a report to his superiors detailing what he called “the most significant development in the criminal exploitation of aircraft since 9/11.”
There is growing concerns that Al Qaeda in Africa and Latin American drug cartels are working together. Latin American cocaine flights go to Africa, en route to Europe. Are Al Qaeda members on the empty planes back to Latin America?
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan authorities on Saturday said they have captured a prominent Colombian drug trafficker wanted by the United States.