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Illegal drugs: Is tougher enforcement the best solution?

Philippine Star - ‎18 hours ago‎
In April of last year, convicted drug trafficker Mary Jane Veloso's imminent execution in Indonesia sparked public outcry in the Philippines with appeals for mercy and justice.
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WATCH | Former Manila cop arrested for pushing illegal drugs

InterAksyon - ‎May 25, 2016‎
MANILA - The National Bureau of Investigation arrested a former police officer allegedly involved in the illegal drug trade and seized P6.9 million, shabu, and high-powered firearms in his residence in Sampaloc, Manila Wednesday. PO2 Jolly Aliangan did ...

Urine tests for visitors reportedly effective at combating drug trade on Nusakambangan

Jakarta Post - ‎May 20, 2016‎
One of the arrested officials, Marwan Adli, was at the time head of the Nusakambangan Narcotics Prison. He was netted along with two subordinates when the three were caught facilitating an illegal drug trade being run from behind the prison bars by an ...
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Death of 'Yawa', 2 others to earn police P155,000 prize

Sun.Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
CEBU City Mayor-elect Tomas Osmeña said he will give P155,000 as a reward to the police units that killed three persons allegedly involved in the illegal drug trade, including the third most wanted drug personality in the city. This will be the third ...

NBI accused of extortion by arrested anti-narc cop - ‎3 hours ago‎
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has been accused of extortion and planting of evidence by an anti-narcotics officer it arrested last week for his alleged involvement in illegal drugs trade. In his counter-affidavit submitted before the ...

Experts warn of guns for food trade between T&T and Venezuela

Stabroek News - ‎2 hours ago‎
And despite the seizure of 691 firearms in 2015, the proliferation of illegal guns continues to fuel the drug trade, gang wars and killings in this country.
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Arrests made in Surrey, Richmond in drug trafficking investigation

Vancouver Sun - ‎May 26, 2016‎
“(The) arrests are part of a larger strategy to decrease the violence in our city caused by the dangerous activities of drug traffickers plying their illegal trade on our streets,” said Surrey RCMP Insp. Shawna Baher. “The Surrey RCMP continues to ...

Goa's new DGP directs police to act against drug trade

Times of India - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Over the last three years, the Goa police have registered 175 cases of illegal possession of drugs, and arrested foreign nationals as well as Indians.


Turks and Caicos Sun - ‎May 17, 2016‎
The State Department of the United States of America has expressed concern about the involvement of the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) in the illegal drug trans-shipment trade, saying that the TCI represents "a regional vulnerability due to a lack of ...
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'Flores de Pusher' Walk of Shame For Drug Dealers Caught in the Philippines

The Bitbag - ‎May 24, 2016‎
It also serves a stern warning to those involved in illegal drug trade. The latest Flores de Pusher took place last Monday, May 23, at the city center of Tanauan City.
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DILG Chief orders quick dismissal of 'drug pusher-policeman' nabbed in Manila raid

Manila Bulletin - ‎May 28, 2016‎
“I commend the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) for helping us in our campaign to get rid of scalawags and misfits in the PNP particularly those who are involved in the illegal drug trade,” he said. Allangan was arrested in his house in Sampaloc ...

Bogo mayor orders demolition of illegal shelters used as 'drug dens' - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The mayor added that illegal drugs can easily be ferried via motor boat to the neighboring towns of Medellin or Daanbantayan. He said that aside from allegedly being involved in illegal drug trade, these shelters were also built on a “no-build” zone ...
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Breaking: Hillary Clinton to be Indicted on Federal Racketeering Charges [?]

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎7 hours ago‎
Activity considered to be racketeering may include bribery, counterfeiting, money laundering, embezzlement, illegal gambling, kidnapping, murder, drug trafficking, slavery, and a host of other nefarious business practices. James Comey and The FBI will ...
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Amazon, but for deadly drugs: Why fentanyl and W-18 are here to stay

Vancouver Sun - ‎5 hours ago‎
Postmedia News, using a pseudonym, used global-trade websites and a Gmail account to correspond with seven online vendors who said they would ship fentanyl to Vancouver.

Families of homicide victims take part in Winnipeg march - ‎5 hours ago‎
"We are victims of homicide ourselves," said Karen Wiebe, executive director for MOVA. Wiebe's son T.J. Wiebe was murdered in 2003 after becoming involved in Winnipeg's illegal drug trade. Her late husband Floyd Wiebe and herself became passionate ...

Chinese drug stronger than heroin causing deaths in Pa. - ‎2 hours ago‎
they dumb you down with a substandard public education. it's illegal to teach phonics in the public school system anymore; phonics is only taught in parochial and private schools.
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Mexican soccer star rescued several hours after abduction

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tamaulipas, one of Mexico's most violent states, is a major smuggling route for illegal drugs destined for the United States and home of rival cartels.

Want to address gun crime? Tackle root causes

Toronto Star - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Like almost any other business, the drug trade is competitive. Unlike almost any other business, the illegal drug trade is completely unregulated by law.
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Roberto Saviano: London is heart of global financial corruption

The Guardian - ‎12 hours ago‎
Saviano, who has been living under armed police guard for more than 10 years after writing an expose of the Neapolitan Camorra, said London's banking institutions were key components of “criminal capitalism”, which laundered drug money through the ...

'Big-time drug pusher' faces raps

Sun.Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
CHARGES for possession of prohibited drugs and illegal firearms will be filed by police Monday before the City Prosecutor's Office against a top drug personality in Bacolod who was arrested in a raid at his residence in Barangay 1 Friday evening ...