La Reina del Pacífico deported to Mexico after release from U.S. prison

08/20/13 – Sandra Ávila Beltrán, known as the “Queen of the Pacific” (“La Reina del Pacífico”), was repatriated to Mexico from the United States the morning of August 20, less than one week after her release from a Miami, Florida federal prison. Ávila only served 12 months of her 70-month sentence handed down last year […]

‘La Reina del Pacifico’ removed from solitary confinement

03/01/13- Sandra Ávila Beltrán (52), known as the “Queen of the Pacific” (“La Reina del Pacífico”), was recently removed from solitary confinement for the first time since August of last year. Ávila Beltrán is being held in a prison in Miami, Florida, for charges of drug trafficking, to which she has pled not guilty. She is accused of conspiracy […]