One of the most wanted Mexican cartel leaders threatened the government and his arch-foes in highly unusual video messages, including one where he can be seen fighting back tears after his mother was detained over the weekend.
Uruguayan authorities seized a record haul of 4.4 tons of cocaine at the port of Montevideo in what the navy described on Friday as “the biggest blow to drug trafficking in the country's history.”
A New York court convicted the Honduran president's brother of drug trafficking Friday, a verdict immediately rejected by the Central American leader as opponents called for his resignation.
Dominican authorities found 1,378,178 million dollars inside a private plane with Venezuelan registration. It is being investigated if the confiscated money was the product of an international drug trafficking transaction.