Mexico hunts drug kingpin, probes prison guards

Mexican security forces scrambled Monday to save face and recapture drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman as authorities investigated whether guards helped him escape prison through a tunnel under his cell.

Maldivian drug kingpin arrested in Sri Lanka

A Maldivian drug kingpin has been arrested in Sri Lanka and is awaiting extradition to the Maldives, media reported Thursday.

Mexico captures No 1 drug kingpin ``Shorty`` Guzman

Mexico`s most wanted man, drug cartel kingpin Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman, was captured on Saturday with help from US agencies in a major victory for the government in a long, grisly war.

Man dubbed `Godfather of Heroin` dies in Myanmar

A former drug kingpin and business tycoon once dubbed the "Godfather of Heroin" by the US government has died in his home in Myanmar`s main city, a source close to the family said on Sunday.

Accused drug kingpin will go to Venezuela: Chavez

Walid Makled was captured in August in Colombia in joint operation with US.

Reputed drug kingpin killed in Mexico shootout

Cardenas Guillen has been indicted in the US on drug trafficking charges.

Mexican marines arrest presumed drug kingpin

Sergio Villarreal Barragan is a presumed leader of Beltran Leyva cartel.

Jamaica military raid finds no trace of drug kingpin

A military raid to capture an alleged drug kingpin has left 44 civilians dead in Kingston, according to Jamaican authorities, but the target of the mission may have slipped through their fingers.

Mexico drug kingpin arrest highlights new strategy

Federal troops stormed a seaside vacation home and captured one of the country`s most brutal drug lords Tuesday, the second time in less than a month that Mexico has taken down one of its most powerful traffickers.

US court jails Mexico drug kingpin for 27 years

A US federal judge sentenced a kingpin of Mexico`s powerful Juarez drug cartel to 27 years in prison for smuggling at least 200 tons of cocaine into the United States, authorities said on Wednesday.