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'Forgotten' US victims of Mexican drug lord want justice

Jul. 20, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — When fugitive 1980s Mexican drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero was arrested in Mexico last week, it stirred up old, terrible memories for Lannie Walker, the daughter of American writer John Clay Walker. While Caro Quintero was only ever sentenced in Mexico for the...

EXPLAINER: 37 years later, Mexican drug lord to face justice

Jul. 19, 2022 12:32 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The capture of fugitive drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero was hailed by U.S. authorities as an example of cooperation with Mexico in the fight against drugs. But in fact Caro Quintero had been the source of 37 years of tension between the two countries. Caro...

Extradition of Mexican drug lord to US not likely to be fast

Jul. 18, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The extradition of drug trafficker Rafael Caro Quintero, captured in the mountains of northwest Mexico, will not happen quickly, according to a judge’s ruling published Monday. The Mexican judge issued what amounts to an injunction preventing Caro Quintero from...

Mexico's capture of drug kingpin could be signal to US

Jul. 16, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The United States’ motivation to find infamous drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero was never in doubt — hence the $20 million reward for information leading to his capture — there was less certainty about the commitment of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who...

Mexico captures infamous drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero

Jul. 15, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Infamous drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero, who was behind the killing of a U.S. DEA agent in 1985, was captured Friday by Mexican forces nearly a decade after walking out of a Mexican prison and returning to drug trafficking, Mexico's navy said. Caro Quintero was...

Today in History: June 10, Six-Day War ends

Jun. 10, 2022 09:15 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, June 10, the 161st day of 2022. There are 204 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 10, 1967, six days of war in the Mideast involving Israel, Syria, Egypt, Jordan and Iraq ended as Israel and...

Mexican president wants to re-name drug growing area

May. 27, 2022 21:14 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday he wants to change the name of a notorious drug-producing area known as “the Golden Triangle” to “The Triangle of Good, Hard-Working People.” The remote, mountainous area in northern Mexico is...

Lawyer wants 3 US presidents to rescue ex-Honduran president

May. 10, 2022 21:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández is hoping three American presidents can rescue him from U.S. criminal charges alleging he accepted millions of dollars from drug traffickers funneling drugs to the United States, his lawyer said Tuesday. Attorney...