The Philippines' controversial President Rodrigo Duterte sees his nemesis, Senator Leila de Lima, arrested after judge makes drugs charges stick.
Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami has been blacklisted by the United States as a drug trafficker.
It’s a damning indictment of the war on drugs being waged in the Philippines, Amnesty International says the widespread killings of alleged offenders by police and others are a “flagrant violation of
The infamous boss of the Sinaloa drug cartel is wanted on charges of conspiring to import cocaine to the US.
Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to throw corrupt officials out of a flying helicopter, while admitting that he’s done so before.
Every day from the 1st to the 24th of December, Europe's top crime agency is publishing the photo of a Christmas criminal on the organisation's Facebook and Twitter feeds.
A fugitive mafia boss with an apparent liking for high-brow literature was captured in southern Italy on Thursday after six years on the run.
2016 has been a record-breaking year for cocaine seizures, the US Coast Guard has said.
A Mexican court orders notorious drugs lord El Chapo can be extradited to the USA
Peruvian authorities incinerated more than seven tonnes of drugs, seized by police in a number of operations over the past several months.
To mark 100 days in power President Roberto Duterte of the Philippines says he does not care about US and EU threats to cut aid, and that his country does not need the Americans any more.
To their friends and followers on social media it seemed like a dream come true, a round-the-world luxury cruise taking in sights that you normally only see in holiday…
Police in the Philippines have turned to puppets in a bid to warn school children about the dangers of drug use.
One of the worst allegations of abuse by Mexican security forces has been revealed in a damning report by the country’s national human rights commission.
Colombian authorities say they have destroyed more than 100 cocaine laboratories.
Myanmar – otherwise known as Burma – has marked Sunday’s UN international day against drug trafficking and abuse by burning a vast quantity of substances in a public…
Around one in 20 adults have used at least one drug in 2014, according to the 2016 World Drug Report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
Several women and children have been dramatically rescued in China after being taken hostage by a suspected drug-dealer.
Mexico has agreed to extradite drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States where he’s facing murder, money laundering and drug smuggling…
Peruvian police have put on display more than 1,356 kilos of cocaine confiscated throughout the country in the first week of May. Peru is the world’s
Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was moved from a jail in central Mexico on Saturday to a prison in Ciudad Juarez near the US border, in a move that appears
Colombia police have handed over an alleged Peruvian drug lord to the Peruvian authorities. Gerson Galvez, known as Caracol or The Snail, and who has
Europe is struggling to cope with the two latest drug waves to claim victims and make fortunes for the unscrupulous; Crystal meth and legal highs
Petrovice is in the Czech Republic. The small town is close to the German border. Patrick, whose name we changed for security reasons is an
Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto has put forward proposals to legalise marijuana-based medicines. He also wants to raise the legal amount users
US Border Patrol released a video of an 795-metre underground tunnel used to ferry drugs between San Diego, USA, and Tijuana, Mexico. According to