Brazil Arrests Notorious Drug Kingpin Luiz Carlos Da Rocha

A drug lord who had plastic surgery to change his appearance has been captured in Brazil after three decades on the run. Read more

Mexico Captures Sinaloa Cartel Leader Considered ‘El Chapo’s’ Right-hand Man

Mexico City – One of the Sinaloa cartel leaders who launched a struggle for control of the gang following the re-arrest of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was captured Tuesday, Mexican prosecutors said. Read more

U.S. Sanctions New Venezuela VP Using Drug Kingpin Legislation

The Trump administration imposed sanctions against Venezuelan Vice-President Tareck El Aissami on Monday, accusing him of playing a major role in international drug trafficking. Read more

El Chapo’s Wife Says She Fears For Her Husband’s Life

MEXICO CITY, – Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, says she fears for her husband’s life while he is imprisoned and also said she is not jealous of his relationship with Mexican actress Kate Del Castillo. Read more

Magazine Says Drug Lord Guzman Met With US Actor Sean Penn

A Mexican law enforcement official said late Saturday that drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s secret interview with actor Sean Penn for Rolling Stone magazine helped authorities locate his whereabouts. Read more

Mexico Willing To Extradite Drug Kingpin ‘El Chapo’ To US

Mexico is willing to extradite drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States, following what could be a lengthy legal process, a Mexican law enforcement official told the Associated Press on Saturday. Read more