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Almost 8 Tons Cocaine Seized in Caribbean

Almost eight tons of cocaine headed for Central America has been seized in two raids conducted with cooperation between authorities from Colombia, the United...
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Panama Seizes 3 Tons Liquid Cocaine

Panama's navy seized over three tons of liquid cocaine after intercepting a ship off the Atlantic coast. Authorities arrested one Colombian and one Spanish...
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Costa Rica Removed from Tax Haven “Grey List”

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) removed Costa Rica from its “grey list” of tax havens after signing its 12th international...
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Panama Drug Bust Just a Drop in the Bucket

While Panamanian officials are hailing the largest cocaine seizure of the year as a major victory, it's unlikely that improved interdiction rates will discourage...
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Panama Concern about ‘Narco-Subs’

A Panamanian official said that drug traffickers operating in the Central American nation could be using submarines to transport merchandise and avoid detection by...
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Panama Sea Seizures Force Drugs into Costa Rica

Panama's efforts to stop maritime trafficking in its waters has forced traffickers to use land routes in Costa Rica, according to Costa Rican anti-drug...
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45 Mexican Police Arrested for Zetas Ties

Forty-five Mexican police have been arrested over alleged ties to the Zetas cartel. The police are all from the town of Cadereyta in the state of Nuevo Leon, which...
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Cables Highlight Panama’s Weakness While FARC Threaten Border

A series of WikiLeaks cables paints a grim picture of Panama’s capacity to respond to the increasingly aggressive FARC rebels, who have found refuge in the swamps...
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WikiLeaks: Panama Politicians Suspected of Drug Trafficking

Officials at the U.S. Embassy in Panama suspected that country's politicians of taking part in arms and drug trafficking, according to a cable released by...