A British teen found carrying 30 pounds of cocaine stuffed in boxes of cake mix at Miami International Airport has been formally charged as an adult.
A Miami-Dade Police officer has been arrested and is facing drug trafficking charges following a “long-term internal affairs investigation.”
The head of the U.S. Southern Command, based in Miami, said the United States has to recognize an increasing threat from transnational criminal groups that have taken refuge across much of Latin America.
Early on the morning of December 5, Eliseo Dellatore Castro, surrounded by friends and family, died at Jackson Memorial Hospital. His real name was Luis Franco and he was a convicted Colombian drug trafficker who had been an international federal fugitive for nearly 30 years.
Jury selection is scheduled to get under way in Tampa on Monday for the re-trial of Jamaican reggae start Buju Banton on federal drug trafficking trial charges.
The Federal Aviation Administration is acknowledging that it is missing reliable registration records for one-third of the civilian aircraft in the United States.