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Mexican prison security chief assassinated

Mexican prison security chief assassinated

The head of security for a Mexican prison in Culiacan, the capital of the northwestern state of Sinaloa, has been gunned down, according to police. Alejandro Osuna Rios was murdered on Friday in…

All four legs of Homeland´s Blue Campaign against human trafficking: public awareness, victim assistance, law enforcement and increased prosecution.

All four legs of Homeland´s Blue Campaign against human trafficking: public awareness, victim assistance, law enforcement and increased prosecution.

The United States Department of Homeland Security DHS launched the Blue Campaign in 2010 to more effectively combat human trafficking through four strategies: 1) enhanced public awareness, 2) improve victim…

US and Mexico clash over border fence

US and Mexico clash over border fence

An international agency that oversees the U.S.-Mexico boundary is supporting a U.S. proposal to build border fence segments in a South Texas flood plain, which Mexico opposes. The decision by the U.S.…

Google Ideas INFO Summit – Eric Schmidt: Freedom from Fear

Google Ideas INFO Summit – Disrupting Illicit Arms

Google Ideas INFO Summit – Disrupting Illicit Arms…

Cuban activist leader Oswaldo Paya died in car crash. Circumstances of death are in dispute.

Cuban activist leader Oswaldo Paya died in car crash. Circumstances of death are in dispute.

Oswaldo Payá, an Cuban activist who spent decades trying to build a  movement the Christian Liberation Movement (MCL) that would pressure the government of Fidel Castro to allow more freedom…

Tons of marijuana discovered with new cross-border tunnels

Tons of marijuana discovered with new cross-border tunnels

Three highly sophisticated drug smuggling tunnels equipped with lighting and ventilation – including one with a railcar system – have been discovered along the U.S.-Mexico border in less than a week,…

US fugitive captured selling time-shares in Mexico

US fugitive captured selling time-shares in Mexico

After 24 years on the run, one of the US marshals service’s most-wanted fugitives has been captured by Mexican police in the resort city of Cancun. Suspect Vincent Legrend Walters…

Bank of America found laundering Zeta drug money

Bank of America found laundering Zeta drug money

Investigators tracking the flow of illicit drug money have now followed it right into the Bank of America. A federal probe into Los Zetas, a Mexican drug cartel, claims that…

Illegal human organ traffic flourishing in Latin America

Illegal human organ traffic flourishing in Latin America

The illegal trade in kidneys has risen to such a level that an estimated 10,000 black market operations involving purchased human organs now take place annually, or more than one…

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