Category Archives: Extradition

Extradition: A Colombian Lesson for Mexico?

  From my recent CNN.com opinion piece… Gruesome accounts of violence in Mexico have obscured one notable bright spot in Latin America’s struggle with powerful drug gangs. In Colombia, once home to the world’s biggest cocaine cartels, new crime organizations … Continue reading

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Noriega: Lived by Bribe; Burned by Bribe

  UPDATED: December 11, 2011 @ 8:44 p.m. Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega is home tonight after nearly 22 years in U.S. and French custody. But his view hasn’t changed much. Immediately upon landing in Panama City he was whisked … Continue reading

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Cartel Drug Bosses Helped U.S. Convict Noriega

  Recent reports out of France that former dictator Manuel Noriega is going home to Panama – as an extradited prisoner – come at a time when his U.S. drug trafficking conviction from 20 years ago is getting fresh attention. … Continue reading

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