Police have dismantled a drug ring specialising in weed cultivation which trafficked truckloads of the drug from Spain across Europe.
The death of Peter R. de Vries has shocked the Netherlands and is raising new questions about the lengths organised crime gangs controlling access to the world’s biggest cocaine market will go to target their opponents.
An excess of drugs in the Golden Triangle region due to COVID export restrictions has led to an increase in meth use among young people and workers.
The unprecedented move will drop drug trafficking charges against Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda and send him back to Mexico to face justice.
Whether or not Salvatore Mancuso is sent home next week, he is a headache for President Iván Duque.
The brutal killings are a reminder to Colombians that ethnic minorities are the most affected by violence, and that peace is a long way off.
It’s a huge uptick from 2019 in this key transit nation where the president has been implicated by drug traffickers.
The Italian policemen are also accused of helping local gangs break lockdown.
“They're supplying them through the same exact supply chain, through the same exact marketing mechanisms, that they have with illicit drugs for a long time.”
Carlo Celadon was 19 when the 'Ndrangheta kidnapped him from his home. They finally let him go after 831 days.
The prosecutor’s office in Rennes said the $66 million in packages “very probably” contained drugs from South America.