What started in Guatemala and took a financial detour to Miami has now ended in New York. Former Guatemalan president Alfonso Portillo pleaded guilty in a New York courtroom today to a charge of money laundering designed to hide bribes he had taken from Taiwan.
Miami-Dade Police were charged with extraditing Alberto Morales to Las Vegas, but the convict managed escape from officers by stabbing one with his eye glasses at Grapevine, Texas, Walmart parking lot.The officer, Jaime Pardinas, is still in serious but stable condition. Morales, however, remains at ... More >>
Former CIA agent Luis Posada Carriles may have beaten charges in Texas last year, but the aging anti-communist operative ain't in the clear just yet.A Panamanian lawyer requested his extradition today on charges that he plotted to kill then-Cuban president Fidel Castro while in Panama back in 200 ... More >>
via Yahoo SportsIt seems Nevin Shapiro, the scrawny, debauched Ponzi schemer currently trying to dynamite University of Miami athletics, is even slimier than we thought. A woman now claims that Shapiro, along with his convicted felon stepdad, once helped launder drug profits for the PKK, a notori ... More >>
The Jamaican drug lord whose gang once terrorized Miami is in custody, The Guardian is reporting. Christopher "Dudus" Coke was a Robin Hood in Jamaica. At least 73 people on the island have died in battles with police, who were trying to bring him in. The United States has calle ... More >>
Chavez's Twitter IconVenezuelan President Hugo Chavez is picking a fight with America in the most mature of way: Tweets complete with derogatory slang and swears. Such a refined statesman that Chavez is."The gringo government accuses us of anything and everything, but today marks 5 years since th ... More >>
Christopher "Dudus" CokeThe standoff over Jamaican drug lord Christopher "Dudus" Coke, who has turned a Kingston slum into his own personal bunker to avoid extradition to the U.S, has forced his country into a state of emergency. To local law-enforcement officials, the situation is all too ... More >>
The extradition saga of Jamaican druglord Christopher "Dudus" Coke, leader of the ultra-violent South Florida-connected Shower Posse, has become yet more bloody today. The Associated Press is reporting that at least 30 people have been killed in gunfights between bandits, soldiers, and cops in th ... More >>
CC by 2.0, via Sr Atlantico on FlickrJamaica-based Capleton is one artist whose travel plans could be affected by Kingston's state of emergency.Kingston, Jamaica is under siege. The city is the current battleground for a standoff between authorities and gang members sympathetic to an alleged drug ... More >>
How a mother of two ended up in a plot to smuggle high-tech gear to the enemy.
Victims of a Bolivian massacre seek justice in Miami.
Miami attorney Joaquin Perez helps drug kingpins get minimum jail time, maximum profits, by cooperating with the feds
Chile demands that former secret police agent Armando Fernandez Larios face justice for his role in the murderous Caravan of Death. But he seems to be safe in Miami -- thanks to the U.S. government.
Chile's infamous undercover operative Armando Fernandez Larios has lived a quiet life in Miami. But his past is about to catch up with him.
How a freelance reporter and South Beach nightlife maven tracked down Australia's most notorious fugitive
A Swiss jury finds art connoisseur/embezzler Robert Polo guilty as charged A thirteen times over
What do Armando Valladares, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Miriam Alonso, Xavier Suarez, Alex Penelas, Steve Clark, and the Miami Herald editorial board have in common? They're just a few of the big names enlisted by accused embezzler Roberto Polo in his fight to a