Anthony De Avila: 'El Pitufo' Becomes Latest Colombian Football Star Arrested for Drug Trafficking

Anthony De Avila: 'El Pitufo' Becomes Latest Colombian Football Star Arrested for Drug Trafficking

Nicknamed "El Pitufo," Colombian athlete Anthony de Avila became the latest football star arrested after being linked to drug trafficking.
Coast Guard Intercepts Boat Carrying 250 Kilos of Cocaine off Dominican Republic

U.S. Coast Guard Intercepts Boat Carrying 250 Kilos of Cocaine off Dominican Republic

Key West-based crews of the U.S. Coast Guard intercepted a speedboat carrying 250 kilograms of cocaine off the Dominican Republic last week.
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Southwest Colombia's Massacres Increase Due to Drug Trafficking, Illegal Mining

The southwestern province of Valle del Cauca in Colombia witnessed the ninth massacre in the region after residents from the town of Tulua found the victims on Sunday, increasing the number of massacres in the region.
Ecuadorian Drug Mule Dies After Cocaine Capsules Burst in His Stomach During Layover in Istanbul Airport

Ecuadorian Drug Mule Dies After Cocaine Capsules Burst in His Stomach During Layover in Istanbul Airport

An Ecuadorian drug mule traveling from Spain back to Ecuador died after cocaine capsules hidden in his stomach burst during a stopover in Istanbul, Turkey.
Uniformed National Guard Soldier Arrested After He's Caught Trying to Transport Cocaine in Texas

Uniformed National Guard Soldier Arrested After He's Caught Trying to Transport Cocaine in Texas

An Alabama National Guard soldier was arrested on September 13 after he tried to transport a kilogram of cocaine in Hidalgo, Texas.
'Drug Kingpin' Associated With Sinaloa Cartel Arrested for Trafficking Drugs From Mexico to Alaska

'Drug Kingpin' Associated With Sinaloa Cartel Arrested for Trafficking Drugs From Mexico to Alaska

An alleged "drug kingpin" associated with the Sinaloa cartel has been arrested for leading a network that trafficked drugs from Mexico to Alaska.
Hugo Carvajal: Ex-Venezuelan Spy Chief Wanted on U.S. Drug Trafficking Charges Arrested in Spain

Hugo Carvajal: Ex-Venezuelan Spy Chief Wanted on U.S. Drug Trafficking Charges Arrested in Spain

Hugo Carvajal, a former Venezuelan spy chief wanted on U.S. drug trafficking charges, was arrested in Madrid, Spain on Thursday.
U.S. Coast Guard Seizes $51 Million Worth of Cocaine Near the British Virgin Islands

U.S. Coast Guard Seizes $51 Million Worth of Cocaine Near the British Virgin Islands

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard and British Virgin Islands authorities recently seized about 1,700 kilograms of cocaine off the coast of Anegada.
Brazilian Drug Cartel Boss 'Her Majesty' Arrested While on Holiday in Brazil's Southernmost State

Brazilian Drug Cartel Boss 'Her Majesty' Arrested While on Holiday in Brazil's Southernmost State

Brazilian drug cartel boss Valeska Pereira Monteiro, also known as "Her Majesty," was arrested by cops while on holiday at Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.
Major Drug Bust: 47 Charged in Bust of Cocaine, Meth Pipeline From California to Western Pennsylvania

Major Drug Bust: 47 Charged in Bust of Cocaine, Meth Pipeline From California to Western Pennsylvania

Federal authorities handed down six separate indictments Tuesday regarding a drug trafficking ring operating from California to western Pennsylvania.
Sinaloa Cartel Ally Sentenced to More Than 20 Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

Sinaloa Cartel Ally Sentenced to More Than 20 Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

A Sinaloa cartel ally was sentenced on Tuesday to 22 years in prison for her role in an international drug trafficking conspiracy.
Coast Guard Seizes $23 Million In Cocaine In Caribbean Raid

Guatemalan Pleads Guilty in Colombia-to-America Cocaine Conspiracy

The Guatemalan man, who is the second extradited defendant in the Colombia-to-America cocaine conspiracy, pleaded guilty in the United States District Court to charges related to the scheme.
Man With Ties to Jalisco Cartel Arrested For Drug Trafficking In Massachusetts

Man With Ties to Jalisco Cartel Arrested For Drug Trafficking In Massachusetts

A Massachusetts man believed to have close ties with the Jalisco New Generation Cartel was arrested at his home Thursday for fentanyl trafficking.
Honduran Drug Trafficker Linked to Pres. Hernandez Convicted in U.S.

Honduran Drug Trafficker Linked to Pres. Hernandez Convicted in U.S.

A Honduran man accused of criminal dealings with Honduras' President Juan Orlando Hernandez was convicted of drug trafficking in the United States on Monday.
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COVID-19 Lockdown Crippled Drug Cartels Costing Them Millions of Dollars

Nationwide lockdown measures have crippled the activities of the smugglers, making it even harder to launder money and transfer cash from across the border.
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Deputies Arrest Florida Man With Enough Fentanyl to Kill Half a Million People

Authorities recently arrested a Florida resident after the local narcotics team found the suspect in possession of deadly and illegal drugs following a residential search.
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