Law enforcement from several European countries have disrupted an intercontinental criminal network smuggling migrants from fantasy island Cuba to the European Union. The investigation, coordinated by Europol and INTERPOL, led to the arrest of 62 persons, 25 of which were Cuban nationals and officials.
Uruguayan prosecutor Gabriela Fossati, in charge of the investigation into the case of President Luis Lacalle Pou's former chief of custody, Alejandro Astesiano, requested that Interpol issue a red alert on the passports of Russian citizens with Uruguayan nationality.
A Montevideo Court of Appeals has denied Fabián “Pepín” Rodríguez Simón's asylum request, it was announced Monday.
Rocco Morabito, a convicted Italian drug lord linked to the ‘Ndrangheta mafia, has been successfully extradited from Brazil to Italy, accompanied by Italian law enforcement officers belonging to the Interpol Cooperation Against ‘Ndrangheta (I-CAN) project.
Ahmed Nasser Al-Raisi, from the United Arab Emirate Ministry of Interior was voted as head of Interpol in November 2021, but has now been accused of complicity in the torture of two British men, and French authorities have opened an investigation into the allegations.
A controversial general from the United Arab Emirates with a shady background has been appointed chief of Interpol Thursday during the body's General Assembly in Istanbul.
An operation codenamed ‘Frontera Norte’ has allowed Chile’s Criminal Investigations Police (Policía de Investigaciones – PDI) to arrest nine suspected members of a migrant smuggling ring following an investigation supported by INTERPOL and law enforcement across South and Central America.
The Government of Argentina this weekend arrested Chilean fugitive Walter Klug Rivera, who was wanted for human rights violations during the military dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet.
Interpol Uruguay received a red alert for the arrest of former Macrist aide Fabián “Pepín” Rodríguez Simón but his arrest will have to wait until his request for political asylum is answered, it was reported.
An Interpol coordinated ‘EL PAcCTO’ operation (20 November– 5 March) has seen a team of investigators from across Latin America locate and arrest 13 of their most wanted fugitives.