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Colombian rebels announce unilateral cease-fire

Colombian rebels announce unilateral cease-fire

Ivan Marquez, chief negotiator for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, second right, meets with representatives of the victims of the Colombian conflict during a ceremonial planting of the tree of "Hope for peace and reconciliation in Colombia," in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Dec…

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Colombian rebels announce unilateral cease-fire

Colombian rebels announce unilateral cease-fire

Humberto de la Calle, the head of Colombia's government peace negotiation team, center, turns over a shovel full of dirt during the ceremonial planting of the "Tree of hope for peace and reconciliation in Colombia," while Ivan Marquez, chief negotiator for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of C…

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Colombian rebels announce unilateral cease-fire

Colombian rebels announce unilateral cease-fire

HAVANA (AP) — Peace negotiators for Colombia's largest rebel group announced an indefinite, unilateral ceasefire Wednesday, saying guerrillas will refrain from staging attacks so long as they aren't targeted by the U.S.-backed military.

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Guatemala arrests US fugitive in illegal adoptions

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan authorities have arrested an American accused of human trafficking and participating in illegal adoptions.

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Immigrants found locked in rental truck near Tucson

Immigrants found locked in rental truck near Tucson

The group was found at the Interstate 19 checkpoint near Amado.

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People smugglers' money trail

People smugglers' money trail

Feds address rise in Central American immigrants by targeting smuggling organizations.

July 22, 2014 3:46 pm Photos

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Following the money key to stemming Central American surge

Following the money key to stemming Central American surge

Federal government addressing surge of Central Americans by targeting smuggling organizations.

July 22, 2014 1:30 pm Photos

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Pinal Sheriff: Mexican drug cartel scouts arrested in months-long investigation

Pinal Sheriff: Mexican drug cartel scouts arrested in months-long investigation

Several men working as lookouts for a Mexican drug cartel in a known smuggling area have been arrested after a months-long investigation in Pinal County. 

June 16, 2014 1:30 pm
2 Arizona men face charges in drug smuggling attempts

2 Arizona men face charges in drug smuggling attempts

Two Arizona men were arrested in separate drug smuggling incidents Monday on the border, federal officials said.

May 06, 2014 5:02 pm Photos

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Nogales man to serve more than three years for pulling gun on Border Patrol officers

A Nogales man who fled from U.S. Customs and Border Protections officers, then threatened them with a gun was sentenced to more than three years in prison.

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Border officers find drug tunnel in Nogales

Border officers find drug tunnel in Nogales

A completed drug tunnel was found Tuesday night in the backyard shed of a Nogales house, border officials say.

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Border officers in Nogales find tractor-trailer hauling 10 tons of marijuana

Border officers in Nogales find tractor-trailer hauling 10 tons of marijuana

A tractor-trailer carrying a load of squash from Hermosillo, Sonora was also carrying the largest load of marijuana seized on Arizona's border with Mexico, officials said Tuesday. The pot – 881 bundles weighing 20,375 pounds – was seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working…

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Ten arrested on human smuggling charges in Pinal County

Ten arrested on human smuggling charges in Pinal County

Three women and ten men were arrested in Pinal County on suspicion of human smuggling. 

November 13, 2013 9:07 am

2 Border Patrol agents get prison for violating smugglers' rights

Two suspended Border Patrol agents have each been sentenced to 24 months in prison as a result of their convictions for civil rights offenses.

November 12, 2013 1:22 pm
6th homicide suspect arrested in Arizona smuggling ring

6th homicide suspect arrested in Arizona smuggling ring

A sixth suspect has been arrested in connection with a human-smuggling ring that left one illegal border crosser dead.

August 31, 2013 12:00 am
6th homicide suspect arrested in Arizona immigrant-smuggling ring

6th homicide suspect arrested in Arizona immigrant-smuggling ring

A sixth suspect has been arrested in connection with a human-smuggling ring that left one illegal border crosser dead.

August 30, 2013 10:55 am

2 arrested at Nogales port in smuggling attempts

Two people were arrested in separate incidents at the Nogales Port of Entry last week in connection with trying to smuggle drugs across the border.

August 26, 2013 4:00 pm
Three arrested in Douglas for attempted pot smuggling

Three arrested in Douglas for attempted pot smuggling

Three people were arresed in two separate incidents Wednesday for attempting to smuggle marijuana through the Douglas port of entry.

August 16, 2013 5:59 pm

5 arrested, 1 wanted in human-smuggling ring that left 1 dead northwest of Tucson

Five suspects have been arrested and a sixth is wanted in connection with a human-smuggling ring that left one illegal border crosser dead.

August 16, 2013 12:00 am
5 arrested, 1 wanted in smuggling ring that left man dead near Tucson

5 arrested, 1 wanted in smuggling ring that left man dead near Tucson

Five suspects have been arrested and a sixth is wanted in connection with a human smuggling ring that left one border crosser dead.

August 15, 2013 3:18 pm Photos

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