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For Spanish drug mules caught in Peru, a long journey home

Mar 16, 2017 - Associated Press

LIMA, Peru (AP) - Patricia Calvino has marked every day spent in a Peruvian prison on drug charges since 2013 with a cross through a calendar, a sobering reminder of how long she has spent away from her daughter in Spain.

Three years and seven months later, Calvino will join 30 other Spanish prisoners Thursday on a flight back home - the largest repatriation of Spaniards serving prison sentences abroad in the European nation's history.

Peru is the world's second-largest cocaine produ...