Daniel Barrera, 44, is charged with conspiracy to import narcotics, which can carry a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison, or a maximum of life in prison if he is convicted.
Rep. Peter King said that a meeting with the woman, identified by her lawyer as Dania Londono Suarez, is “simply not necessary.”
President Barack Obama says he expects the investigation of Secret Service misconduct in Colombia to be thorough and rigorous, and says he will “be angry” if the allegations turn out to be true.
A shadowy Russian arms dealer was convicted Wednesday of seeking to make millions of dollars by selling heavy weaponry to a terror group so it could attack what prosecutors said he told his customers was a common enemy – U.S. forces helping the Colombian government.
Jury selection got off to a rocky start Tuesday in the arms sale trial of a former Soviet military officer known as the Merchant of Death when reporters were initially kept out of the federal courtroom.
Customs agents in Florida arrested a suspect in a fatal New Jersey stabbing minutes before his flight took off for Colombia. Authorities found Pedro Guittierez had flown from JFK Airport to Orlando on Tuesday.
Edward Nino Hernandez is in many ways a typical 24-year-old Colombian male. He loves to dance reggaeton, dreams of owning a car, and wants to see the world.