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Chile aids stranded Korean ship in Antarctica

02/24/2014 2:26pm
A Korean-flagged fishing ship is stranded in Antarctica with 90 passengers aboard.

What's ahead for drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman?

02/24/2014 4:09pm
The Mexican government has extradited suspected drug kingpins to the U.S. in the past, but none with a higher profile than Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who was arrested Saturday in the Mexican port city of Mazatlan. The Sinaloa cartel leader faces charges in at least seven U.S. federal judicial districts _ Brooklyn, N.Y.; Concord, N.H.; Chicago; Del Rio, Texas; El Paso, Texas; Miami; and San Diego.

US agents, Puerto Rico police seize cocaine haul

02/24/2014 4:50pm
Puerto Rican police and federal U.S. law enforcement agents have seized 600 kilograms (1,322 pounds) of cocaine in a central town on the Caribbean island.

Drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman charged in Mexico

02/24/2014 5:43pm
Mexican authorities have set in motion a legal process that makes it unlikely drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will soon face U.S. cases also pending against him.

Jamaica panel to examine bloody 2010 security raid

02/24/2014 6:04pm
Jamaica appointed a fact-finding panel Monday to examine a May 2010 operation by security forces that killed more than 70 citizens in gritty slums during a state of emergency on the Caribbean island.

Top Mexico cartel to keep on despite capo capture

02/24/2014 11:25pm
The powerful Sinaloa cartel is expected to go right on selling billions of dollars of illegal drugs despite the takedown of its legendary leader, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who leaves in place a sophisticated distribution network and business plan.