The global war against drugs is fought seemingly every day in the jungles of Colombia and the mountains of the Hindu Kush, the inner cities of the U.S. and the trafficking corridors of Central America.
How easy is it to buy illegal drugs on the Internet? Pretty darn easy, according to a new study by the United Nation’s International Narcotics Control Board.
Gul Bibi pulls back her light blue scarf to reveal faded tribal tattoos and sad, almond eyes. She has not seen any of her three children, or any other family members, in the five months she has languished in prison
“What do you think about before you go on a raid?” the slim, beautiful wife asks the handsome Mexican federal police officer after he’s just busted 23 tons of cocaine. “That they don’t kill me,” the dashing federal replies as emotional music kicks in
Word leaked out almost as soon as the giant U.S.
In recent years, the boat of choice for Colombian cocaine smugglers has been the semisubmersible, a vessel that cruises just below the ocean’s surface with only its air and exhaust pipes sticking out of the water.
Police found nine human heads and nine headless bodies in the Mexican state of Guerrero on Sunday, and some of the remains were of soldiers, officials said. The heads were found in Chilpancingo, the state’s capital, and the bodies were found at a different location in Chilpancingo, officials said
CNN producer Jessica Hartogs traveled to France to help prepare a television news piece on the immigration situation in Calais. Below is her impression of what she saw.
In the face of spiraling drug violence that has shaken the country, the Mexican army has taken a lead role in attempting to thwart the narcotraffickers. But its ability to do so has been hurt by a large number of desertions, government officials say. At present, some 40,000 forces are deployed throughout the nation against the traffickers, according to the secretary of defense