Italian mafia boss who escaped maximum security prison using bed sheets last year is captured on French island

A boss from one of most Italy’s most violent mafias who escaped from a maximum security prison last year by using bed sheets has been captured in France, authorities in both countries said Friday. Marco Raduano, described as “dangerous” on Europol’s list of Europe’s most wanted criminals, was detained in Bastia on the French island…

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“El Gringo” — alleged drug lord suspected in murders of 3 journalists — captured in Ecuador

Ecuador announced the arrest of a wanted cocaine trafficker from neighboring Colombia, as President Daniel Noboa said his government’s crackdown on gang violence was starting to bear fruit.   Carlos Arturo Landazuri Cortes, a “high-value target,” was captured after months of investigations and intelligence work, Ecuador’s police chief Cesar Augusto Zapata said on social media…

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