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Brazilian Ministers Advocate Decriminalization of Drugs

Seven of Brazil's former justice ministers on Tuesday released a letter advocating the decriminalization of possession of small amounts of drugs for personal use. continue reading »

Venezuela Captures Drug-Smuggling Plane With Help of Drones

Venezuelan authorities captured a drug-smuggling plane after the aircraft was spotted by one of the drones the Andean nation is developing in partnership with Iran, President Hugo Chavez said Wednesday. continue reading »

Bolivian Police Kill 2 Men Guarding Cocaine Lab in Clash

Two men guarding a cocaine lab in the eastern Bolivian province of Santa Cruz died in a confrontation with police, official news agency ABI said. continue reading »

Venezuela, Bolivia Dispute Drug Trafficking Accusations Made by the U.S.

The governments of both Venezuela and Bolivia rejected Saturday the accusations made against them by the White House in its latest memo regarding the war on drugs, and said the U.S. was chiefly responsible for this scourge. continue reading »

ICE, Mexico Honor 23 Graduates of Mexican Customs Investigator Training Program

A group of 23 Mexican customs officers completed a rigorous 10-week training program modeled on the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Special Agent Training Program to prepare them to more effectively fight crime along the southern border and within Mexico. continue reading »

Guatemala Working as a Center of Drug Production, Says Official

Guatemala is no longer just a conduit for illegal drugs, but a center of production, Interior Minister Mauricio Lopez said, citing the seizure of 17.6 tons of coca paste apparently destined for cocaine labs in the Central American nation. continue reading »

Colombian Police Seize Cocaine en Route to Sinaloa Cartel

Drug enforcement agents seized one ton of cocaine on a highway in northwestern Colombia that was bound for Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel, the National Police said. continue reading »

Uruguay One Step Closer To Legalizing Marijuana, Bill Sent to Congress

Uruguay's government has sent Congress a bill to legalize marijuana and regulate the production, distribution and sale of the drug, touting it as a means of combating drug-trafficking and crime. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Police Seize a Ton of Cocaine

The Puerto Rico Police Department and U.S. federal authorities seized more than a ton of cocaine found on a launch 30 kilometers (18 miles) off the coast of the southern city of Guayama. continue reading »

Europe’s Biggest Illegal Pot Plantation Found in Spain

Authorities have found the largest illegal marijuana plantation in Europe, with about 10,000 plants in 16 greenhouses, on a farm in the eastern Spanish province of Alicante. continue reading »

2.5 tons of Cocaine, $300,000 Confiscated in Colombia

Police seized 2.5 tons of cocaine and a large amount of cash in three operations in different parts of Colombia, arresting 16 suspects, President Juan Manuel Santos said. continue reading »

Corrupt Puerto Rican Police Officer Sentenced to 24 Years for Being a Coke Distributor

David González-Pérez, a former Puerto Rico Police officer from Arecibo, Puerto Rico, was sentenced yesterday to 24 years in prison by U.S. District Judge Aida Delgado-Colón for conspiracy and attempt to possess with intent to distribute controlled substances, announced U.S. Attorney for the District of Puerto Rico Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez. González-Pérez was found guilty of 28 counts of conspiracy and attempt to possess with intent to distribute cocaine after a two-week trial in August 2011. continue reading »

La Familia Narco Traffickers Plead Guilty to Operating in U.S.

United States Attorney Robert E. O’Neill; Steven E. Ibison, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Tampa Field Office; and Manatee County Sheriff Brad Steube announce today that two brothers, Victor Peralta-Saucedo (25) and Guillermo Peralta-Saucedo (32) pled guilty to drug and money laundering charges. Both brothers are Mexican nationals residing in the United States illegally. Prior to their arrest, they lived in Bradenton. continue reading »

Colombian Navy, Air Force, Police Work Together in One Ton Drug Bust

Colombia's navy, air force and police collaborated Tuesday in the confiscation of 1,000 kilos (2,202 pounds) of cocaine, authorities said. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Fernando Porras Tries to Kill Wife by Poisoning her Rice Krispies

Snap! Crackle! POISON! A California husband and father is in jail after police say he tried to kill his wife by putting a powerful stain remover in her cereal. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING Brazilian Police Capture Irish Man who Swallowed $200K Worth of Cocaine

Authorities in Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo, arrested an Irish national with 72 bags of cocaine worth $200,000 inside his belly! How did they know this? They X-rayed him and saw it all. continue reading »

Colombian Narco Grandmother Drugs Police Dog, Pleads “Age” Immunity to be Set Free (VIDEO)

Despite being caught sneaking drugs into a prison, and then feeding them to the dog that ID’d her, she walks free, as there is no jail-time in Colombia for anyone over 65-years old. continue reading »

Hollywood Announces New Pablo Escobar Film

Stone Village Pictures has publicly announced their interest in producing a film about the “Latino Godfather” continue reading »

Charlie Sheen Rescues Ex From Xtreme Rehab in Mexico

The master winner and king of altruism went south of the border in his private jet to pick Brooke Mueller up and bring her to safety! continue reading »

Pinochet’s Home Now a Pot Den!

Police found 182 full grown plants and 5 pounds of marijuana on drying racks, near a creek in the same property where the Chilean dictator is buried! continue reading »