Panama Allows U.S. to Try Persons for Cocaine Trafficking Intercepted in Caribbean

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Saturday, May 1, 2010
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
26
Issue: 
5
Abstract: 
On February 27, 2010, Javier Caraballa, the head prosecutor of drugs in Panama, estimated that the persons arrested in an operation that seized approximately one ton of cocaine would be tried in the United States. Caraballa said the decision on jurisdiction is being coordinated with U.S. authorities through the Salas Baker convention, which permits this development...more...