Caro Quintero, the former leader of the Guadalajara cartel, had since returned to drug trafficking and unleashed bloody turf battles in the northern Mexico border state of Sonora.
The UK-based inquiry urged John Rankin, who was appointed by Queen Elizabeth II, to take the control of the territory for two years.
PM Andrew Alturo Fahie and director of the Caribbean territory's ports were arrested at Florida airport and charged with conspiracy to import cocaine and conspiracy to launder money, US officials say.
The special unit worked closely with the US’ DEA for several decades, but President Obrador’s less confrontational policy led to its dissolution.
From Latin America to the Middle East, the US government has a history of turning its back on former allies like Panama’s Manuel Noriega who was toppled from power and jailed in America.
US federal agencies paid $548 million to informants working for the FBI, DEA and ATF in recent years.
A US-based security firm appears to be central to Jovenel Moise’s killing by a professional team, which allegedly includes Haitian-Americans and ex-Colombian soldiers.
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