Investigation and Analysis of Organized Crime
Home Tags Extradition


Marlon Francesco Monroy Meoño, alias "El Fantasma"

Extradition of ‘Ghost’ to US Could Haunt Guatemala Elites

Guatemala has extradited to the United States an alleged drug trafficker suspected of being at the center of several developing scandals linked to the...
Maximiliano Bonilla Orozco, alias "Valenciano"

8 Years After Indictment, US Sentences Colombia Crime Boss

A US court has sentenced a top Colombian drug trafficker years after he negotiated his way back to criminal life in Colombia, in a case that highlights weaknesses...
Document containing details on Wilter Blanco's alleged criminal activities

Honduras Kingpin Accused by US Will Turn Himself In: Reports

An alleged drug trafficker suspected of ties to numerous corrupt officials in Honduras is reportedly preparing to turn himself in, but just where he would be...
Honduras Army Captain Santos Rodríguez Orellana

Blood Thicker Than Water? US Accusations Put Honduras President in Difficult Spot

The US government’s recent accusations against several alleged drug traffickers, among them military officials, have placed Honduras’ President Juan Orlando...
The Supreme Court in Honduras

Honduras Extraditions Hint at Ongoing Weakness in Judicial System

Five members of the weakened Valles drug trafficking organization are facing extradition to the United States, highlighting the Honduran government's commitment to...
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and former President Álvaro Uribe

How Colombia Peace Crisis Could Shake Up Criminal Landscape

Colombia's surprise rejection of a peace agreement between the government and the hemisphere's longest-running insurgency could push rebel factions to abandon the...
Mi Sangre at his extradition hearing.

Drug Lord Accused of Dramatic Prison Break Plan in Argentina

Argentine authorities have allegedly uncovered a plan by Colombian drug lord "Mi Sangre" to escape from prison, as the former paramilitary is running out of options...
"La Barbie" following his capture in 2010

Enigmatic Drug Lord ‘La Barbie’ Made Deal With US: Report

An American drug lord who operated in Mexico reportedly made a deal with US authorities to secure a shorter sentence, an anticipated outcome that is sure to add to...
Police photo from the arrest of Italian criminal Enricco Muzzolini

Colombia to Extradite Mafioso Back to Italy, Again

The story of an Italian criminal who is to be extradited from Colombia back to his home country indicates Italy's mafia remains powerful in Latin America, despite...

Was Brazil Crime Boss Behind the Havoc in Paraguay Prisons?

A day of confusion and prison disturbances that led to the firing of Paraguay's top judicial and prison authorities may have been part of a plan by an infamous...
Cocaine seized in Honduras

Honduras Police Wanted for Cocaine Trafficking Extradited to US

Five of the six Honduran National Police officers indicted by the US government for cocaine trafficking in a scheme involving the son of an ex-president have turned...

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...