Latin America

The shadowy guerrilla leader reputed to have controlled most of the FARC’s cocaine trafficking has been extradited to New York.
The Pentagon said some members of a Colombian hit squad of mercenaries, implicated in the assassination of the Haitian president, had US military ties.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has arrived in Venezuela at the start of a tour that will also take him to Cuba and Bolivia.
On Sunday, two former U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers were among eight mercenaries arrested by the Venezuelan navy during an attempt to overthrow Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro.