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Chavez hold on power not guaranteed in Venezuela

Chavez hold on power not guaranteed in Venezuela

Although the streets of Caracas remain strewn with campaign flyers and posters,  the winners and losers of Venezuela’s intense presidential battle are already looking ahead to regional elections in December…

Cyberthreat is real and demands immediate action, says Pentagon to U.S. Congress, creating controversy with business organizations.

Cyberthreat is real and demands immediate action, says Pentagon to U.S. Congress, creating controversy with business organizations.

Frustration has grown on Capitol Hill, in no small part due to explicit warnings about the growing cyberthreat from the nation’s top military leaders, General Keith Alexander, director of the…

Gulf Cartel leader captured by Mexican Navy

Gulf Cartel leader captured by Mexican Navy

Mexican authorities have announced the capture of one of the country’s most wanted drug bosses, the head of the Gulf Cartel, marking another victory in President Felipe Calderon’s crackdown on organized crime.…

Yet another truckload of dead Mexicans turns up

Yet another truckload of dead Mexicans turns up

Mexican police on Monday discovered the bodies of 16 men dumped in a vehicle in the southwestern state of Guerrero, one of the areas worst hit by feuding between drug…

Senior US Immigration official accused of sexual harassment

Senior US Immigration official accused of sexual harassment

Three U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement staff members have filed serious complaints alleging that a senior Obama administration political appointee and longtime aide to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano used inappropriate…

Mexican police fire on US embassy vehicle; two wounded

Mexican police fire on US embassy vehicle; two wounded

Authorities in Mexico are unsure why federal police opened fire on a U.S. Embassy vehicle on a rural mountain road south of the capital, leaving two U.S. government workers wounded.…

Zetas split in two pieces.

Zetas split in two pieces.

Regardless of the veracity of the current rumors that Mexico’s feared Zetas organization has split into pieces, the organization’s breakup is a foregone conclusion given the group’s local revenue streams.…

In the Western Hemisphere, only Guyana and Suriname join Container Control Programme

In the Western Hemisphere, only Guyana and Suriname join Container Control Programme

 Guyana and Suriname are the first two Caribbean countries to join the highly successful Container Control Programme (CCP) which works with countries to improve port security and prevent the illegal…

Spanish police claim to block cartel expansion

Spanish police claim to block cartel expansion

Spanish police and the FBI have reportedly blocked a major Mexican drug cartel from launching a European operation. Sinaloa cartel member Jesus Gutierrez Guzman was part of the operation. Guzman is alleged…

U.S. Border Patrol agents guilty of smuggling

U.S. Border Patrol agents guilty of smuggling

A United States federal jury in San Diego has found two former Border Patrol agents guilty of smuggling hundreds of people into the U.S. in Border Patrol vehicles, according to…

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