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Pablo Escobar’s Girlfriend Arrested for Drug Smuggling

Pablo Escobar’s Girlfriend Arrested for Drug Smuggling

Chilean police arrested a girlfriend of late Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar (1949-1993) on suspicion of running a group that smuggled drugs into the country from neighboring Bolivia and Peru. continue reading »

Chilean Authorities Seized 3 Tons of Crack and Coke in Large Drug Bust

Chilean Authorities Seized 3 Tons of Crack and Coke in Large Drug Bust

Police seized 3 tons of crack and power cocaine and marijuana and arrested eight people in an operation last weekend in northern Chile, authorities said Tuesday. continue reading »

REPORT:  Argentine Authorities Locate 1,400 Clandestine Landing Srips Used by Narcos

REPORT:  Argentine Authorities Locate 1,400 Clandestine Landing Srips Used by Narcos

Authorities have identified 1,400 clandestine landing strips used by smugglers to move drugs into northern Argentina, Security Secretary Sergio Berni said Monday. continue reading »

U.S. and Colombian Authorities Seize 1.5 Tons of Cocaine in the Caribbean

U.S. and Colombian Authorities Seize 1.5 Tons of Cocaine in the Caribbean

Colombian police and elements of the U.S. Coast Guard and Drug Enforcement Administration seized in international waters more than 1.5 tons of cocaine and arrested four people, authorities here said Tuesday. continue reading »

Former Mexican Governor Allegedlt in Secret Meetings with Knights Templar Narcos

A former interim governor of the southwestern Mexican state of Michoacan arrested two weeks ago for alleged underworld ties took part in a 2011 meeting of several politicians with the leader of the Caballeros Templarios drug cartel, a one-time member of the state legislature said Thursday. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: Argentine Authorities Bust Designer Drug Ring

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: Argentine Authorities Bust Designer Drug Ring

Argentine security forces busted a band that sold designer drugs in Buenos Aires in an operation in which they seized 50,000 Ecstasy tablets and $500,000 in cash, Argentina's security secretary said Monday. continue reading »

Nogales Arizona: Narco-Tunnel Capital of the World

Nogales Arizona: Narco-Tunnel Capital of the World

The Border Patrol keeps watch on this Arizona town with cameras, patrol cars and agents on foot in order to prevent the illegal entry of undocumented immigrants and drugs, so that traffickers have switched to sending their goods underground. Their 100 underground crossings make Nogales the narco-tunnel capital of the world. continue reading »

Mexico Formally Charges ‘El Chapo’ While the World Waits to See Where He’ll Face Justice

Mexico Formally Charges ‘El Chapo’ While the World Waits to See Where He’ll Face Justice

The Mexican government formally charged their other most famous billionaire Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman on charges of drug trafficking. The formal charges announced by Mexico’s Federal Judicial Council come as Chicago, New York and five other jurisdictions wait to see if the 56-year-old narco will face justice in their courts. continue reading »

Record Breaking: Largest Ever Narco Tunnel Found near U.S.-Mexico Border Measures Nearly 500 Ft Long

Record Breaking: Largest Ever Narco Tunnel Found near U.S.-Mexico Border Measures Nearly 500 Ft Long

U.S. authorities have announced the location of what is believed to be the largest drug smuggling tunnel near the U.S.-Mexico border in the city of Nogales, Arizona. continue reading »

Chilean Authorities Uncover Major Pot Growing Business

Chilean Authorities Uncover Major Pot Growing Business

More than 24,000 marijuana plants were seized at plantations in Los Vilos, a sector in Chile's Coquimbo region, police spokesmen said Sunday. continue reading »

California Medical Pot Dispensary Owner Arrested for Selling Meth

California Medical Pot Dispensary Owner Arrested for Selling Meth

Clearly Adam Vega of California was not satisfied with the revenue model of running a legal pot dispensary. Vega, 30, was arrested by federal authorities on charges he illegally trafficked in meth and marijuana along with three other co-conspirators. continue reading »

Massive Sweep of Airport Police in Honduras, Suspected of Working with Narcos

Massive Sweep of Airport Police in Honduras, Suspected of Working with Narcos

Honduras so far has suspended 32 people, including 25 police officers and two anti-narcotics officers, assigned to Tegucigalpa's Toncontin airport, through which three Honduran men smuggled almost $7.2 million in cash, funds that were seized on the weekend in Panama, officials said Tuesday. continue reading »

Uruguayan Navy Seizes Over Ton of Cocaine on Panamian Fishing Boat

Uruguayan Navy Seizes Over Ton of Cocaine on Panamian Fishing Boat

The Uruguayan navy seized 1.4 tons of cocaine and arrested the six Colombian and three Nicaraguan crewmen of the Panamanian-flagged fishing boat Ferber, which may have been sailing to Europe, navy spokesmen told Efe Sunday. continue reading »

Major Drug Ring Take-Down in Spain - 124 Charged, 43 Arrested

Major Drug Ring Take-Down in Spain - 124 Charged, 43 Arrested

Spain's Civil Guard smashed a network specializing in smuggling South American cocaine into Europe, arresting 43 people and seizing drugs and more than $1.2 million in counterfeit U.S. currency. continue reading »

Mexican Narcos Invade U.S. Airspace with Ultra-Light Aircraft for Drug Drop

Mexican Narcos Invade U.S. Airspace with Ultra-Light Aircraft for Drug Drop

U.S. authorities are reporting that an ultra-light aircraft from Mexico came into U.S. airspace unannounced near San Diego for a drug drop-off earlier this week. continue reading »