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Officials: US citizen living in Mexico indicted in drug case

Sep. 15, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A U.S. citizen living in Mexico who claimed ties to the Sinaloa cartel faces a 17-count indictment related to a drug trafficking operation between Mexico and Alaska, federal authorities announced Wednesday. The U.S. Attorney's Office for Alaska...

Mexico to give away 'El Chapo' safehouse in lottery

Sep. 14, 2021 13:55 PM EDT

CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) — The house former drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán fled in 2014 when Mexican marines had him surrounded underwent some changes recently as the Mexican government prepared to give it away in a national lottery. The surveillance cameras...

US closing troubled NYC jail where Epstein killed himself

Aug. 26, 2021 20:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government said Thursday it is shutting down a federal jail in New York City after a slew of problems that came to light following disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide there two years ago. The federal Bureau of Prisons said the...

US deports Eduardo Arellano Felix, Mexico re-arrests him

Aug. 23, 2021 20:49 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of the notorious Arellano Felix brothers was deported from the United States back to Mexico after serving most of a 15-year prison sentence, but he was promptly re-arrested when he arrived in his homeland Monday. Prosecutors in Mexico said...

Mexican court overturns acquittal of 1990s drug lord

Jul. 13, 2021 19:13 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican appeals court has overturned the acquittal of 1990s drug lord Hector “El Güero” Palma, prosecutors said Tuesday, a development that staved off an international embarrassment had he walked free. A lower court ordered Palma freed in...

Mexico arrests former top police official for torture

Jul. 05, 2021 13:26 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico said Monday it has arrested a former leading police official on charges of torture from nearly a decade ago. Former Federal Police commander Luis Cardenas Palomino was considered the right-hand man of former security secretary Genaro García...