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With Extradition Law, Honduras Outsources Justice to US

Honduras has changed the law to allow the extradition of its citizens on drug trafficking and terrorism charges, raising concerns within the country that the...
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Former Tijuana Cartel Head Pleas Guilty in U.S. Court

A former leader of the Tijuana Cartel, and one of the most powerful drug barons ever prosecuted in the United States, has pleaded guilty to racketeering and money...
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Extraditions from Mexico Increase Dramatically Under Calderon

Mexico has almost tripled the number of individuals it sends to stand trial in the U.S. since President Felipe Calderon took power, reports El...
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Guatemala to Extradite Portillo, but Real Problem Remains

The Guatemala government's decision to extradite ex-President Alfonso Portillo to the U.S. is a noble one. But even if Portillo goes, a bigger problem remains: the...
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How Jamaica Tried to Stall ‘Dudus’ Coke Extradition

Drug lord "Dudus" Coke has pleaded guilty to racketeering, closing a dark chapter in Jamaica's history. But the efforts to prosecute Coke warrant more examination,...
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Salvadoran Judges Refuse to Extradite Traffickers to US

Courts in El Salvador have refused to extradite two Guatemalan former military officers who are wanted by the U.S. on drug trafficking...
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Colombia Extradites Makled to Venezuela

Colombia has extradited drug kingpin Walid Makled to face trial in his native country...
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Colombia to Extradite Makled on Weekend

Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin announced that Walid Makled's extradition to Venezuela would be completed by May 9, El Nacional reports. Makled's...
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InSight: Makled’s Window into Trafficking in Venezuela Closing

In the coming days, President Santos is expected to extradite alleged drug trafficker Walid Makled to Venezuela, instead of the U.S. With him not only goes...