Drug trafficking

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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May 30, 2017 - 10:05 am
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss authorities have arrested five people, frozen several bank accounts and seized real estate in a sweep against alleged illegal drug trafficking and money laundering in the millions of dollars. Zurich state police say the arrests in a "coordinated international action" follow an...
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ADDS CONFIRMATION BY PANAMANIAN PRESIDENT, FILE - In this May 2, 1989 file photo, Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega walks with supporters in the Chorrilo neighborhood, where he dedicated a new housing project, in Panama City. Former Panamanian dictator Noriega died late Monday, May 29, 2017, at age 83. Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela wrote in his Twitter account that “the death of Manuel A. Noriega closes a chapter in our history.” (AP Photo/John Hopper, File)
May 30, 2017 - 9:27 am
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Manuel Noriega had become a problem. At least that's the way it looked from Washington. For years, the Panamanian military man had been a close and sometimes clandestine ally of U.S. governments as he rose to power in a country defined by a U.S. strategic asset, the Panama Canal...
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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 1989 file photo, Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega waves to newsmen after a state council meeting, at the presidential palace in Panama City, where they announced the new president of the republic. Panama's ex-dictator Noriega died Monday, May 29, 2017, in a hospital in Panama City. He was 83. (AP Photo/Matias Recart, File)
May 30, 2017 - 2:35 am
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, a onetime U.S. ally who was ousted as Panama's dictator by an American invasion in 1989, died late Monday at age 83. Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela wrote in his Twitter account that "the death of Manuel A. Noriega closes a...
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