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Former pot growers fueling the US heroin invasion

With the wholesale price of marijuana falling – driven in part by decriminalization in sections of the U.S. – Mexican drug farmers are turning away from cannabis and filling their fields with opium poppies.

Honduras nabs alleged drug lord wanted in US

A suspected Honduran drug lord wanted by the United States has been arrested while shopping in a bakery, an official said Thursday.

Isla del Coco gets a new radar station to fight drug traffickers

Park guards and coast guard officials say Costa Rica’s Isla del Coco National Park sits within a known drug-trafficking corridor that stretches from Colombia to Mexico.

US general sees anti-drug effort faltering in Latin America as funding declines

Dwindling defense budgets have been a boon to drug trafficking networks in Latin America as U.S. intelligence and interdiction assets in the Caribbean have been pared down, the top U.S. commander responsible for the region said Thursday.

US State Department calls Costa Rica a ‘strategic location’ for cocaine trafficking

An estimated 86 percent of the cocaine trafficked into the United States passes through Central America, according to the United States State Department’s 2014 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report. The firehose of cocaine passing through the isthmus has led the State Department to name Costa Rica and its Central American neighbors as major drug producing and drug-transit countries.

Prescription-drug battle fuels rise in heroin use in US

From the beginning, the U.S. government's decade-long crackdown on abuse of prescription drugs has run an unsettling risk: that arresting doctors and shuttering "pill mills" would inadvertently fuel a new epidemic of heroin use.

Police bust gang for dealing pot, party drugs to teens

Costa Rica's Judicial Investigation Police arrested six suspects Thursday morning for allegedly growing and distributing marijuana and synthetic drugs at high-flying high school parties.

Colombian seizure indicates gangs opening cocaine labs in Mexico

BOGOTÁ, Colombia – The interception in Colombia of a plane carrying almost half a metric ton of coca paste bound for Mexico is a sign Mexican drug cartels are switching from importers to manufacturers, according to Colombian police.

Coast Guard discovers over a ton of cocaine hidden in a fishing boat

Some Costa Rican fisherman thought they caught the big one Wednesday morning before the Coast Guard showed up to hook them.

Police discover 1,600 lbs. of cocaine in scrap metal truck

Drug Control Police seized 1,631 lbs. of cocaine hidden under 58 boxes of scrap metal in a truck attempting to leave Costa Rica at the Peñas Blacnas border crossing Thursday evening.

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