Mar. 31—A Unity man was arrested Wednesday on police accusations that he sold drugs to a woman who died from an overdose in 2019, according to court papers. Chad E. Ghrist, 42, is charged with drug delivery resulting in death and drug possession. Police said lab reports showed that his DNA was found on two empty stamp bags that they seized while investigating the August 2019 death of Rebecca ...
Human rights groups from Venezuela and Colombia on Wednesday called on the United Nations to appoint a special envoy to address the humanitarian crisis caused by clashes between Venezuelan troops and Colombian armed groups near the countries' border.
The school district said there was never a credible threat to campus. The man, who stated someone was going to shoot up the school, was later found and arrested on multiple charges, according to Fort Worth police.
Mar. 31—Honolulu police are continuing to investigate Saturday's deadly shooting of a 45-year-old man in Aiea. Malakai "Mo " Maumalanga was gunned down at his home at Eke Place at about 9 :45 p.m. Responding officers found him lifeless on the ground in the carport with multiple gunshots to his upper body, according to Lt. Deena Thoemmes of the Honolulu Police Department's Homicide Detail. ...
The Biden administration for the first time Tuesday allowed journalists inside its main border detention facility for migrant children, revealing a severely overcrowded tent structure where more than 4,000 migrants, including children and families, were crammed into pods and the youngest kept in a large play pen with mats on the floor for sleeping. With thousands of children and families arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border in recent weeks and packing facilities, President Joe Biden has been unde
Cuba has used COVID-19 as a pretext to increase arbitrary arrests, illegal home searches and sham trials, the State Department said.
Maduro on Sunday proposed an oil-for-vaccines deal, without providing details on how such a scheme would work
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's plan to pay for COVID-19 vaccines through oil shipments aims to sideline the country's opposition, which had made strides in securing inoculations, analysts and opposition lawmakers said on Monday.
Belarus authorities on Monday announced a criminal probe against the nation's top opposition figure on charges of terrorism, a move that follows a sweeping police crackdown on protesters demanding the resignation of the country's authoritarian leader. Belarus' Prosecutor General Andrei Shved said his office has launched a criminal investigation against Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, the top opposition candidate who challenged President Alexander Lukashenko in a presidential vote in Au
Venezuelan socialist dictator Nicols Maduro lost access to his Facebook page for a month, the BBC reported Sunday.
Venezuelan mayors desperate for cash are levying hefty tax hikes and launching aggressive collection campaigns that have spurred complaints from businesses already struggling to stay afloat in an economy battered by economic crisis and the global pandemic.
Oligarchs are no match for demagogues and drug lords
The Iowa Democratic congressional candidate who had challenged the certified election results of a disputed seat in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Wednesday that she had withdrawn her contest. The dispute had been poised to become a political maelstrom, as some Republicans warned the case would set a dangerous precedent and some Democrats expressed misgivings about it. Rita Hart, a former state senator who had run for Iowa's 2nd Congressional District seat, lost her race to Rep
Video released Wednesday by federal authorities show two Ecuadoran children being abandoned by smugglers after they were dropped over a 14-foot-high barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border. The toddler and her 5-year-old sister were unhurt, but officials with the U.S. Border Patrol called the incident appalling. In some cases, parents refused entry into the U.S. have sent their children across the border alone, hoping they eventually will be placed with relatives.
Is this the 'humane' border policy that Joe Biden promised us when he was running for president? Because it doesn't look like it.
COVID-19 cases among unaccompanied migrant minors in facilities spark concerns over crowding.
MEXICO CITY - Mexican immigration authorities said Wednesday they found a 4-year-old Honduran boy apparently wandering alone in an area near the Rio G...
President Biden's deputies will allow two million migrants into the U.S. this year, despite federal limmigration laws, according to CNN.
Mexican immigration authorities said Wednesday they found a 4-year-old Honduran boy apparently wandering alone in an area near the Rio Grande. A helicopter detected a group of seven children and three women hiding bushes near the river, known in Mexico as the Rio Bravo, Mexico's National Immigration Institute said. The three women were traveling with their seven children in the area near the border city of Reynosa, but the boy was not related to any of them and was apparently unaccompanie
A Border Patrol agent described the perilous journey unaccompanied children take to get to the US border including recalling the harrowing account of one young girl who couldn't speak after she was gang-raped while making the trek.
The man is accused of coordinating a “smuggling event” on March 2, leading to a Ford Expedition overloaded with migrants being hit by a semi-truck.
A four-year-old Honduran boy was found traveling alone near to the Rio Grande river that separates Mexico from the United States with no one to claim him, the Mexican government said on Wednesday.
A border official on Tuesday told reporters that he expectsBorder Patrol to have more than a million migrant encounters in 2021 -- the latest indication of the scale of the escalating crisis at the southern border that the Biden administration faces.
Mother of Salvadoran killed by Mexican police seeks help from Biden
Mexico began vaccinating adults aged 60 and over last month and plans on inoculating most of the elderly by April.
Mexican authorities have arrested the partner of a Salvadoran woman who died after a Mexican female police officer was seen in a video kneeling on her back, a case that triggered an outpouring of anger in Mexico, media reported on Tuesday.
Mexico would not fully legalize cannabis; its new regulation plan makes recreational use legal. However modest, that would be a symbolic milestone for a country immersed in a long, deadly drug war.
New data showed that more than 321,000 Mexicans have died from COVID, a 60 percent increase from the previous count.
MEXICO CITY (AP) Some 300 residents of a remote stretch of the Mexico-Guatemala...
U.S. efforts to battle powerful drug cartels from inside Mexico have ground to a halt since January as strained relations between the two countries have frozen attempts to corral drug kingpins, according to current and former senior officials in both nations. Until recently, U.S. and Mexican authorities routinely, if cautiously, shared intelligence on major cases. The new policy has led investigators on both sides of the border to pause their cooperation, fearful that the new disclosure rules
U.S. efforts to battle powerful drug cartels from inside Mexico have ground to a halt since January as strained relations between the two countries have frozen attempts to corral drug kingpins, according to current and former senior officials in both nations.
Shortly before taking office late in 2018, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed to boost crude oil production at Mexican giant Pemex by nearly half, following more than a dozen years of decline.
Female groups in two Mexican cities have taken to the streets in protest, demanding justice for the Salvadoran woman.
A German court has rejected appeals of the convictions of two former employees of gun-maker Heckler & Koch over their role in the delivery of weapons that ended up in troubled areas of Mexico during the mid- to late 2000s
Salazar's killers would quickly face justice, Lopez Obrador said, vowing that there would be "no impunity."Autopsy findings showed Salazar died from spinal fracture caused by the rupture of the first and second vertebrae, the attorney general's office of Quintana Roo state said.
Brazil's Defense Ministry on Wednesday named new commanders of its armed forces, a day after the previous three chiefs were sacked as part of President Jair Bolsonaro's unprecedented attempt to meddle in the military.
Brazil were to play Argentina in a crucial World Cup qualifying clash this week. Instead, the debate continues on if football should be paused.
The heads of Brazil's Army, Navy, and Air Force all resigned in what multiple Brazilian outlets described as a "turbulent" meeting.
Brazil has detected a new COVID-19 variant in Sao Paulo state that is similar to the one first seen in South Africa, the head of the state's Butantan biomedical institute said on Wednesday.
Opposition leaders demand impeachment for what they say is president’s illegal attempt to co-opt the country’s armed forces
Prosecution has said Floyd’s drug use did not justify officer Derek Chauvin’s use of force and was not the cause of his death A poster with George Floyd’s picture hangs from a security fence outside the Hennepin county government center on 31 March 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photograph: Kerem Yucel/AFP/Getty Images The cashier who served George Floyd immediately before his arrest last May has described him as appearing to be “high” on drugs in testimony on
The heads of the army, navy and air force quit after the president shuffles his cabinet
* Some Brazilian media reported the trio had resigned in protest at Bolsonaro's surprise decision to replace defense minister Fernando Azevedo.
Brazil just reached a grim Covid-19 milestone, and a reporter based in Sao Paulo doesn't see the situation improving in the near future.
The leaders of all three branches of Brazils armed forces have jointly resigned following President Jair Bolsonaros replacement of the defense minister
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday signed an executive order to disburse 5.3 billion reais ($918.08 million) in new loans to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, as the country hit a record tally of 3,780 deaths in the past day.
A German court on Thursday rejected appeals of the convictions of two former employees of gun-maker Heckler & Koch over their role in the delivery of weapons that ended up in troubled areas of Mexico. The Federal Court of Justice also upheld the confiscation of proceeds from the sales totaling a few million euros. In February 2019, the Stuttgart state court convicted a former Heckler & Koch sales manager of exporting goods on the basis of fraudulently obtained permits, and an ex-cler
Nearly 5,000 refugees holed up in small Colombian town of Arauquita, having fled intense and continuing battles
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A dispute over control of drug trafficking between the Venezuelan military and illegal armed groups is behind the violence causing thousands of people to flee to Colombia, Colombian Defense Minister Diego Molano said on Sunday.
Bombing in Corinto on Friday injured 43 people, including several public officials, defence minister says.
Colombia on Saturday accused FARC dissidents of detonating a car bomb in the town of Corinto in the country's Cauca province, which left 43 people injured, including 11 public officials, and caused material damages.
Venezuelans fleeing to Colombia to escape clashes between the Venezuelan military and irregular armed groups have accused soldiers of abuses, including killing civilians.
Officials said the blast went off in Corinto, a town of 30,000 people that has long been troubled by fighting between the Colombian army and rebel groups that traffic cocaine and hide in the nearby Andes Mountains. Witnesses said the car bomb exploded near Corinto's municipal government building and within walking distance of a police station. Despite a peace deal in 2016 between the government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia rebels, violence continues to affect some rural pock
BOGOTA - A car bomb exploded in a town in western Colombia Friday, wounding 19 people amid an increase in violence in some of the countrys rural regi...
International monitoring groups say clashes that began over the weekend between Venezuelas military and a Colombian armed group in a community along the nations shared border have continued
The central bank said that all large firms that can show they can stay above regulatory minimum capital requirements after undergoing the next stress test will no longer face those restrictions, which were imposed at the onset of the pandemic to help banks build up reserve cushions. Companies that see their levels fall below minimums during the test will have to adhere to the restrictions through Sept. 30.
Venezuelas military says it is fighting Colombian armed groups, Colombia says people forcibly displaced.
Bad anxiety can make it feel impossible to be your best self at work. Here are some of the biggest ways anxiety can impact performance and frame of mind in a professional setting-and how to work through it.
Sen. John Kennedy attacked President Joe Biden for placing Vice President Kamala Harris in charge of the southern border migrant crisis.
Tony Hernández, the brother of the Honduran president, will spend life in prison for drug trafficking.
A former Honduran cop, who has ties to the brother of the country&#039;s president, was sentenced over plotting to import cocaine, officials said in a press release.
Mexican drug trafficker held US woman hostage for a year: Justice Department
Honduran president's brother gets life in US jail for drug trafficking
At this point in 2021, the Republican Party may as well merge with right-wing media like Fox News, Newsmax and OAN because the two are constantly feeding into each other, Washington Post's Phillip Bump wrote Tuesday. He noted that in 2015, Fox News was forced to suspend its relationship with then-ca...
"Game of Thrones" is headed to Broadway, its production team announced Tuesday, with plans to bring key characters from the wildly successful cult series to the stage in 2023.George R.R. Martin, author of the literary saga that started it all, is collaborating on the theatrical piece with British pl...
Of the ten most prolific French drug lords, nearly all come from migration backgrounds, with many of them linked to North African countries.
A former lieutenant in a powerful Mexican drug cartel who broke away from the gang has turned up -- wrapped in plastic on a park bench.
Juan Orlando Hernndez has been accused in New York of taking bribes
U.S. prosecutors will seek life in prison next week for the brother of the sitting Honduran president and former Honduran congressman, Juan Antonio Tony Hernandez, who was convicted of drug trafficking and related weapons charges in October 2019.