Mexico drug lord captures change but don't lower trafficking
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- It's another big score for the Mexican government, which has been tearing through its list of most-wanted drug lords in recent years....

Detentions of major Mexico drug chiefs in recent years
Recent captures or killings of top Mexican drug cartel leaders:...

Mexico gillnet ban taking effect to help endangered porpoise
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexican authorities will use satellite tracking, drones, three naval bases and a fleet of small patrol boats to enforce a new gillnet fishing ban in the upper Sea of Cortes in a bid to save the critically endangered vaquita marina, the world's smallest porpoise....

Ex-Colombia president's allies convicted for spying ring
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Colombia's Supreme Court on Friday convicted two close aides of former President Alvaro Uribe for organizing a spying ring that illegally intercepted the communications of some of the conservative leader's top opponents....

FDIC closes Puerto Rico's Doral Bank; Banco Popular steps in
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Puerto Rico regulators shut down Doral Bank on Friday, with Banco Popular taking over most of the operations of what once the U.S. territory's fourth largest bank....

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