Drug trafficking

FILE - In this June 23, 2014 file photo, Mexico's Rafael Marquez celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the group A World Cup soccer match between Croatia and Mexico at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil. The United States Treasury announced Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, that the legendary Mexican soccer player is among 22 people sanctioned for alleged ties to a drug trafficking organization. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
August 09, 2017 - 3:25 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Legendary Mexican soccer player Rafael Marquez Alvarez and a well-known band leader are among 22 people sanctioned for alleged ties to a drug trafficking organization, the United States Treasury announced Wednesday. The sanctions are the result of a multi-year investigation of...
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August 09, 2017 - 1:14 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The United States Treasury Department says legendary Mexican soccer player Rafael Marquez Alvarez and a well-known norteno band leader are among 22 people sanctioned for alleged ties to a drug trafficking organization. The Treasury says in a statement that it will also sanction...
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August 08, 2017 - 2:10 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — Police in three countries arrested 17 people on Tuesday and seized nearly 2 tons of drugs in connection with what Australian authorities said was an effort by organized crime groups to transport large amounts of drugs into Australia. Ten people in Sydney, five Australians in Dubai,...
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August 08, 2017 - 9:29 am
WYOMISSING, Pa. (AP) — A recovering addict who runs an addiction prevention program is one of 39 people charged last week in a $10 million drug ring operating in eastern Pennsylvania. Online court records show 54-year-old Michael D. Rowe posted bail and got out of the Berks County jail on Tuesday...
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August 08, 2017 - 9:23 am
WYOMISSING, Pa. (AP) — A recovering addict known who runs an addiction prevention program is one of 39 people charged last week in a $10 million drug ring operating in eastern Pennsylvania. Online court records show 54-year-old Michael D. Rowe posted bail and got out of the Berks County jail on...
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August 07, 2017 - 9:37 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Sinaloa cartel leader and his son have been indicted on drug smuggling charges in the United States in what U.S. authorities called a blow to one of Mexico's most powerful drug rings. The indictment against Damaso Lopez Nunez was unsealed in Virginia as his 29-year-old son made...
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August 07, 2017 - 8:28 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Sinaloa cartel leader and his son have been indicted on drug smuggling charges in the United States in what U.S. authorities called a blow to one of Mexico's most powerful drug rings. The indictment against Damaso Lopez Nunez was unsealed in Virginia as his 29-year-old son made...
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June 22, 2017 - 7:27 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former Mexican lawmaker arrested at the California border was charged Thursday with working for the Sinaloa drug cartel, whose once-powerful kingpin, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was extradited to the United States in January. Lucero Guadalupe Sanchez, a former representative in...
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The Foreign Secretary of Mexico Luis Videgaray, left, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center, and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, right, meet during a conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America, Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, Pool)
June 15, 2017 - 7:29 pm
MIAMI (AP) — U.S. and Central American officials found common ground Thursday on the benefits of economic development as a way to fight violence and drug trafficking and reduce illegal immigration. At a conference on Central American security and economic issues, officials in the administration of...
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June 10, 2017 - 3:26 pm
ROME (AP) — A fugitive 'ndrangheta Italian crime clan boss, accused of international drug trafficking, was taken into custody at a Brazil airport, authorities said Saturday. Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti hailed the arrest on Friday of Vincenzo Macri, whom he described as a top boss of the...
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