The Colombian Supreme Court ruled in 2017 that "Don Mario" could be extradited to the U.S. for allegedly smuggling cocaine into that country in 2013 and 2014.
Interview with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos days before the visit of Vicepresident Mike Pence to the country
Tucked down in some news coverage about the recent death of Manuel Noriega, the former dictator of Panama, were accounts of the 1989 U.S. invasion of that Central American country to arrest Noriega, a longtime CIA asset turned collaborator with mega drug dealers.
El presidente de EEUU Donald Trump dio el jueves la bienvenida a su homólogo colombiano, Juan Manuel Santos, de visita oficial en el país. Los líderes expresaron más interés en temas como la erradicación del problema de la cocaína, la lucha contra el tráfico de drogas y la crisis en Venezuela, que en el proceso de Paz en Colombia.
US President Donald Trump welcomed his Colombian counterpart, Juan Manuel Santos, to the White House on Thursday, appearing to express more interest in coca eradication, the anti-drug fight and the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela than in the Colombian peace agreement.
Two days after another Trump Administration official made another astoundingly inaccurate assertion about the dangers of marijuana, Ricardo Rivera gave a group of Temple University students a poignant account about the powers of pot.
The government hopes that former FARC guerrillas will persuade villagers to switch crops, as rreported in The Economist.
According to a recent United Nations report on Narcotics, South America continues to lead global cocaine production and consumption. But the situation is expected to improve thanks to the peace process in Colombia, reported El País.
While one side experiences a rapid makeover, the other is still dodging bullets in a notorious drug market.