Venezuelans lining up in front of a supermarket

In Food-Starved Venezuela, Cartel of the Flour?

Authorities in food-poor Venezuela arrested two individuals on suspicion of smuggling almost three tons of white powder, but it wasn't the usual seizure of illegal...
Venezuela Interior Minister Néstor Luis Reverol

Indicted Minister: Venezuela is Free of Drug Trafficking

Venezuela's new minister of Interior and Justice touted the country's drug interdiction bona fides just weeks after the US government announced he had been indicted...
1.4 tons of cocaine was put aboard an Air France plane in 2013

Venezuela Sentences Low-Ranking Military in Air France Cocaine Bust

Authorities in Venezuela sentenced 10 individuals for trafficking 1.4 tons of cocaine on an Air France flight in 2013, but the convicted did not include any...
A Venezuelan National Guard member stands watch at an airport

Venezuela Charges Low-Ranking Guardsmen in High-Level Drug Deal

Venezuelan authorities charged four National Guard members with plotting to traffic a load of cocaine to Mexico, but the low ranks of the officers point to the...
Nestor Reverol, Venezuela's new interior minister

Venezuela President’s Cabinet Choice Further Politicizes Drug Cases

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has named a man US authorities accused of drug trafficking as the country's new Interior minister, a move that further...
Reverol (left) and Molina (right)

US Charges Fmr Venezuela Anti-Drug Officials with Cocaine Trafficking

US officials have formally announced cocaine trafficking charges against two men who previously served in top positions in Venezuela's national anti-narcotics...
Courtroom sketch depicting the defendants Campo and Flores

Witness Killings Deepen Mystery in Venezuela ‘Narco Nephews’ Case

At least two witnesses in a politically-charged drug case involving relatives of Venezuela's president have reportedly been murdered, raising questions about...
DEA agents and Haitian police detained Campo and Flores in November

Prosecutors Say Venezuela’s ‘Narco Nephews’ Liaised with FARC

Court documents allege two nephews of Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro's wife who face drug trafficking charges in New York planned to receive cocaine from...

Venezuela Trying to Block Extradition of ‘Cartel Operative’: Report

Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro has reportedly asked his Colombian counterpart not to extradite to the United States an alleged Cartel of the Suns...