Ecuador opens bid for purchase of border radars

Ecuador opened an international bid to acquire a radar system of border surveillance and against the drug trafficking, said on October 7 the Defence Minister, Fernando Cordero, who anticipated an investment of $ 112 million in this purchase. In late July, the Minister, who...

Ecuador disrupts the “most dangerous” drug trafficking network in the country in “Operation Pacifico”

Police of Ecuador gives another blow in its fight against drugs. This time it managed to disrupt the “most dangerous drug network of the country.” The band sent from Manta, Guayaquil, Muisne, Portoviejo, Pedernales and Salinas, ” about 400 kilos of drugs to...
Posted On 07 Oct 2014

2,000 sentenced for drug trafficking will be released by the new Penal Code

With the effectiveness of the Integral Organic Code of Criminal Procedure, on August 10, 2 000 people sentenced for drug-related offenses would be released, according to calculations made by the Public Defender. According to this institution, those deprived of freedom will...

The FARC and the Colombian government reach agreement over issue of drugs and drug trafficking

The Government of Colombia and the FARC have reached an agreement on the point of drugs and drug trafficking, the third issue discussed at the negotiating table in Havana. Agreements of this new item on illicit drugs include crop substitution programs, and other public health...
Prosecutor's office investigates alleged connection between drug found in a farm and seized jet

Prosecutor’s office investigates alleged connection between drug found in a farm and seized jet

The Prosecutor’s Office investigates if there is a relationship between a seized aircraft which would be presumably used to transport drugs, and the 800 kilos of cocaine seized in a farm at the commune of Cerecita, 48 kilometers in the southeast of Guayaquil. The jet, which...