Singaporean national Saridewi Djamani, 45, was convicted in 2018 of trafficking over 30 grams of heroin. She is first woman to be hanged since 2004.
President Joe Biden is announcing he has granted the first three pardons of his term, including pardons for two people who were convicted on drug-related charges in Texas and Georgia but went on to become pillars in their communities.
Hondurans celebrated as former President Juan Orlando Hernández, who left office last month, appeared in court to face an extradition request from the U.S.
U.S. prosecutors say President Juan Orlando Hernández enabled drug trafficking into the U.S., and Democratic lawmakers want punishment. It comes as President Biden seeks Central American aid.
Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, faces several drug charges and is under investigation for allegedly helping her husband escape from a Mexican prison in 2015.
Retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos was arrested in October at Los Angeles International Airport by U.S. law enforcement, outraging Mexican officials who demanded and obtained his extradition.
Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda was accused of working on behalf of one of Mexico's deadliest cartels. On Tuesday, Attorney General Barr said the former general will be investigated by Mexican authorities.
China banned fentanyl last year, but an NPR investigation reveals how Chinese vendors continue to market the chemicals used to make the drug on e-commerce and social media sites.