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DEA: Heroin Haul Largest Ever in Afghanistan, 'If Not The World'
A joint U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, American Special Forces and Afghan counter-narcotics operation last October resulted in an eye-popping seizure of 20 tons of drugs, which officials said was the "largest known seizure of heroin in Afghanistan, if not the world." The operation was kept
'This Week': Rep. Michael McCaul
House Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Michael McCaul on the arrest of Mexican cartel leader 'El Chapo'.
‘This Week’ Transcript: Crisis in Ukraine, President George W. Bush
Below is the rush transcript for "This Week" on February 23, 2014 and it may contain errors. RADDATZ: Hello again. I'm Martha Raddatz. Great to have you with us. We're tracking breaking news this morning, the capture of the man some call Mexico's Osama bin Laden. One of the most wanted criminals in
El Chapo Launders Money Through Colombian Financial Market
The Colombian financial market became a personal laundering money operation for the ubiquitous Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera and for other criminal organizations, according to a joint Colombian and U.S. investigation. The Sinaloa Cartel, the Venezuelan Soles Cartel, and the
Mexican Drug Cartel Courts Civilians With Parties for Kids
Although Cartels Have Historically Courted Civilians This is a New Move for Los Zetas
Top Colombian Drug Lord Captured in Venezuela
A powerful Colombian drug lord was caught in Venezuela on Tuesday, just a few weeks before presidential elections take place in that country. Daniel Barrera, nicknamed El Loco, or the crazy one, was captured by Venezuelan officials in the town of San Cristobal, which is less than 50 miles away from
Ruthless Drug Lord Griselda Blanco Shot and Killed in Medellin , Colombia After Leaving a Butcher Shop
A ruthless drug lord who pioneered Miami's "cocaine cowboys" era was shot in Medellin, Colombia, on Monday, 27 years after she had been forced to retire from the drug business. Griselda Blanco, a world-famous cocaine trafficker living out her senior years in Colombia, was exiting a butcher shop in
'Godmother of Cocaine' Gunned Down in Colombia: Reports
A 69-year-old woman known throughout the drug world as the “Godmother of Cocaine” was gunned down by an assassin on a motorcycle in Colombia Monday, according to international news reports. Griselda Blanco, once listed alongside Pablo Escobar as one of the “most notorious drug lords...
Drug Lord El Chapo Guzman Escapes Again: Who's Tipping Him Off?
American officials have become so frustrated with a Mexican drug lord's ability to elude capture that they've started telling jokes about it. Time and again, U.S. drug agents have provided Mexican law enforcement with precise intelligence about the safe houses where Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman , head
Mexico's Most Wanted Drug Kingpin Hid in Top Beach Resort
Acting on intelligence provided by the U.S., Mexican police just missed capturing the world's biggest drug kingpin in a beach resort popular with American tourists 24 hours after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and dozens of other foreign dignitaries were attending meetings in the same town.