Recent News Headlines : Illegal Drug Trade

U.S. COAST GUARD OPERATES SECRET PRISONS IN PACIFIC


The Coast Guard makes the argument that these people are not formally under arrest until they get to the United States... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 17669

'RULE OF LAW' FOR PHILIPPINE DRUG WAR


Rights groups say Mr Duterte has sanctioned extrajudicial killings by vigilantes and by police... READ MORE

23rd November, 2017 77

WHY HAVE YOUNG PEOPLE'S ATTITUDES TO ALCOHOL AND DRUGS CHANGED? SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS


But secondary school children in England are now more likely to have tried illegal drugs than cigarettes, according to NHS Digital... READ MORE

21st November, 2017 165

TAX, ALABAMA POLL CRISIS TO BE CHASERS TO TRUMP-TOUTED 'TREMENDOUSLY SUCCESSFUL' ASIA JAUNT


The reason I like the Boeing is because it's jobs for the United States, Trump said... READ MORE

14th November, 2017 0

TRUMP HEADS HOME AFTER 'TREMENDOUSLY SUCCESSFUL' ASIA TRIP


The reason I like Boeing is because it's jobs for the United States, Trump said... READ MORE

14th November, 2017 0

CHINA, VIETNAM REAP REWARDS FROM LAW-ENFORCEMENT COOPERATION


Vietnamese police hand over an economic suspect to their Chinese counterparts, October 20, 2017... READ MORE

12th November, 2017 0

MEXICO FUEL THEFT BOSS KILLED DURING PLASTIC SURGERY


Jesus Martin was killed at a clinic while he was having plastic surgery to disguise his identity... READ MORE

4th November, 2017 413

COCAINE BABE SENTENCED FOR ROUND-THE-WORLD DRUG RUN


Ms. Lagace and Ms. Roberge are warehousing a quantity of cocaine... READ MORE

4th November, 2017 1322

AUSTRALIAN SENTENCED SIX YEARS FOR DRUG SMUGGLING IN COLOMBIA


Cassandra Sainsbury must also pay a fine of nearly 100,000... READ MORE

2nd November, 2017 0

MEXICAN POLICE ARREST 'EL CHAPO' DRUG CARTEL CFO


A native of Sinaloa, Felix Beltran is the son of former cartel member Manuel Felix Felix, El 69, captured by Mexican police in March 2011... READ MORE

27th October, 2017 3

'GOONIES' GANG CHARGED WITH RACKETEERING, WEAPONS, DRUG SALES


Members of the gang wore clothing emblazoned with the word Goonies or GS in order to identify each other, according to the indictment... READ MORE

20th October, 2017 795

PHILIPPINES DRUGS WAR TO TARGET 'BIG FISH', POLICE UNITS DISBANDED


The national police chief disbanded all 18 regional anti-drugs units on Thursday and said the resources would be channeled into fighting other crimes... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 1064

DUTERTE PULLS POLICE OFF CONTROVERSIAL DRUGS CRACKDOWN


Police say they have killed over 3,850 people in anti-drugs operations since Mr Duterte took office last year... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 226

GAY POLICE OFFICERS DRUG TESTED BECAUSE THEY WERE 'NOTORIOUSLY PROMISCUOUS'


Gay police officers targeted by drug tests after claims they were 'notoriously promiscuous'... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 1488

RODRIGO DUTERTE PULLS PHILIPPINE POLICE OUT OF BRUTAL WAR ON DRUGS


Donald Trump, however, has praised Duterte for what he said was an unbelievable job in a fight against illegal drugs... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 429

DUTERTE SUPPORT TUMBLES AS MINORS DIE IN PHILIPPINE DRUG WAR


Duterte's son has denied involvement in drug smuggling as part of a Senate probe... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 2145

PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT SEES BIGGEST RATINGS DIP, BUT POPULARITY INTACT


The survey was conducted just a few days after thousands of Filipinos rallied to denounce Duterte, his anti-drug crackdown and what they called an emerging dictatorship... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 176

PHILIPPINES' TOP DIPLOMAT DEFENDS DUTERTE'S DRUG WAR


Alan Cayetano says all those killed in drug raids were criminals, despite evidence disproving his claim... READ MORE

6th October, 2017 8364

DUTERTE ON 'WAR PATH' AGAINST PHILIPPINE JUSTICE SYSTEM


Sereno is an appointee of Duterte's predecessor and political nemesis, President Benigno Aquino III... READ MORE

5th October, 2017 3095

26 TRAFFICKED WOMEN FOUND WORKING AS PROSTITUTES IN IRELAND, CHARITY REVEALS


It estimates about 800 women work in prostitution indoors every day in Ireland and less than 200 engage in it on the streets in cities... READ MORE

27th September, 2017 67

IT DOESNT MAKE SENSE TO LEAVE ALCOHOL OUT OF THE DRUGS DEBATE


Interesting in the light of the government's drug strategy but puzzling in that neither piece mentioned alcohol... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 347

CALIFORNIA GANG MEMBERS FOUND GUILTY OF KILLING 5


AP -- Two gang members were found guilty Friday of killing five people at a homeless encampment near Los Angeles in a feud involving drug debts... READ MORE

23rd September, 2017 0

DUTERTE SAYS HIS SON WILL BE KILLED IF HE IS INVOLVED IN DRUGS


As president, Duterte has said he would be happy to slaughter 3 million drug addicts, and described children shot dead in the drug war as collateral damage ... READ MORE

21st September, 2017 1606

PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE ORDERS POLICE TO KILL ELDEST SON, PAOLO, IF DRUG SMUGGLING 'RUMOURS' ARE TRUE


After the hearing, President Duterte's officials and social media supporters accused Mr Trillanes of hiding ill-gotten wealth in secret bank accounts... READ MORE

20th September, 2017 1667

POLICE ACCUSED OF TURNING BLIND EYE TO ECSTASY-RELATED CRIME AFTER DROP IN CONVICTIONS


The figures, released by the Office for National Statistics, revealed that there have been 265 ecstasy-related deaths in total since 2010... READ MORE

18th September, 2017 258

DUTERTE FAMILY DRUG CHARGE HITS CLOSE TO HOME


As Trillanes directly targets Duterte's family members with drug trade allegations, the tacit subject of the Senate inquiry is obviously Duterte himself... READ MORE

14th September, 2017 95

PHILIPPINES: PRESIDENT DUTERTE'S SON DENIES DRUG SMUGGLING


It comes amid President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly crackdown on drug crime... READ MORE

8th September, 2017 288

Trending News Headlines : Illegal Drug Trade

SESSIONS ISSUES SWEEPING NEW CRIMINAL CHARGING POLICY


Attorney General Sessions' new policy will accentuate that injustice... READ MORE

12th May, 2017 103661

TRUMP 'SNORTED HIS WAY THROUGH' DEBATES


Trump suggested Saturday that his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, has been getting pumped up with performance-enhancing drugs... READ MORE

18th October, 2016 25043

PHILIPPINES SECRET DEATH SQUADS: OFFICER CLAIMS POLICE TEAMS BEHIND WAVE OF KILLINGS


In his Manila brothel the police officer admits that he too contemplates that very point... READ MORE

5th October, 2016 22887

U.S. SANCTIONS VENEZUELAN VICE PRESIDENT ON DRUG TRAFFICKING


The Trump administration imposed sanctions Monday against Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 16491

RODRIGO DUTERTE'S NEXT TARGET: 9-YEAR-OLD CHILDREN


Human rights groups and advocates for child welfare counter that the lives of children living at the margins of the drug trade are anything but pampered... READ MORE

26th February, 2017 15967

PHILIPPINE MAYOR LINKED TO DRUGS SHOT DEAD IN JAIL BY POLICE


It's the second killing of a Philippine politician linked to illegal drugs in a week... READ MORE

6th November, 2016 14621

'DEMOCRACY AS WE KNOW IT IS DEAD'


She frequently shares scathing stories about Duterte's critics, including Senator de Lima... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 13854

'EL CHAPO' ARREST SPARKS HOMICIDE SURGE AS FACTIONS FIGHT TO FILL VACUUM


Mexico had just started emerging from its bloody battle with drug cartels, with murder rates dropping for four consecutive years from 2011 to 2014... READ MORE

31st March, 2017 13396

PHILIPPINES SENATOR WHO BRANDED PRESIDENT DUTERTE 'SERIAL KILLER' ARRESTED


I will face all these charges, a tearful De Lima told reporters at the Senate on Thursday evening after a Manila court issued the arrest warrant... READ MORE

24th February, 2017 11624

REVEALED: THE CRIMINALS MAKING MILLIONS FROM ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING


Many iconic animals are heading toward extinction only 30,000 rhinos are alive today, 5 percent of the number four decades ago... READ MORE

26th September, 2016 11552

PHILIPPINE POLICE 'DUMPING BODIES' OF DRUG WAR VICTIMS


Human rights organisations cast doubt over the police reporting, saying more than 7,000 people have been killed in connection to the drug war... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 10853

'GUN THEM DOWN. GIVE NO MERCY'


Indonesia has executed 18 people for drug trafficking since Widodo assumed office in 2014... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 10247

FILIPINO MAYOR SHOT DEAD IN CLASH WITH ANTI-DRUG POLICE


Mayor of Saudi Ampatuan was part of a list identified by President Duterte as being involved in the illegal drug trade... READ MORE

28th October, 2016 7920

PHILIPPINES PRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE SAYS HE PERSONALLY KILLED CRIMINALS


Rights groups have previously accused Duterte of running vigilante death squads in Davao that killed more than 1,000 suspected criminals... READ MORE

14th December, 2016 7810

'POLICE POSEUR BUYER'


But, as reporters arrived at the scene of the police shooting, Santiago, who had been shot multiple times, started showing signs of life... READ MORE

23rd September, 2016 7539

BRITISH BARON'S DAUGHTER SHOT DEAD IN PHILIPPINES


Aurora Moynihan UK peer's daughter shot dead in Philippines... READ MORE

20th September, 2016 7143

CROWDS ATTACK AFRICANS IN INDIA AFTER TEEN'S DEATH


After that, African ambassadors in New Delhi threatened to advise students from their countries to avoid universities in the capital for their own safety... READ MORE

28th March, 2017 6671

CITY URGING NYE PARTYGOERS TO PICK UP OVERDOSE KITS


Ottawa health officials are urging partygoers who recreationally use drugs to carry naloxone kits with them on New Year's Eve to prevent fentanyl deaths... READ MORE

31st December, 2016 6237

JOKO WIDODO: POLICE SHOULD SHOOT SUSPECTED DRUG DEALERS


Joko Jokowi Widodo, Indonesia's president, has instructed police to shoot suspected drug dealers to combat what he considers a narcotics emergency facing the country... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 5444

DRUG LORD JOAQUIN GUZMAN EXTRADITED FROM MEXICO TO US


Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin El Chapo Guzman has been extradited to the US, the Mexican government announced on Thursday... READ MORE

20th January, 2017 4830

THESE ARE THE WORLD'S CHEAPEST PLACES TO BUY DRUGS, ALCOHOL AND CIGARETTES


Bloomberg mined its own research, the annual World Drug Report published by the United Nations along with data from the World Health Organization... READ MORE

15th January, 2017 4527

MDMA MAY POSE GREATER DANGER TO WOMEN THAN MEN, SAY SCIENTISTS


Global Drugs Survey says there has been four-fold increase in female ecstasy users seeking emergency care in last three years... READ MORE

5th November, 2016 4434

RODRIGO DUTERTE ACCUSED OF PAYING POLICE TO KILL


Philippine president ran a 'liquidation squad' as mayor of Davao city targeting drug dealers, alleges former policeman... READ MORE

20th February, 2017 4354

TED CRUZ WANTS EL CHAPO TO PAY FOR TRUMP'S BORDER WALL


Ted Cruz wants to build the border wall using a different kind of brick... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 4059

PHILIPPINE MAYOR ACCUSED OF DRUG TIES BY DUTERTE DIES IN POLICE RAID


Mr. Parojinog's daughter, Nova Princess Parojinog-Echavez, the deputy mayor of Ozamiz, was among scores of people arrested, according to Ernesto Abella, a spokesman for Mr. Duterte... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 3727

FUGITIVES IN THE FAMILY: SON OF ACCUSED CANADIAN MENNONITE POT SMUGGLER WANTED ON U.S. DRUG CHARGES


Cortez said arresting Enrique Harms would give him closure on the death of Abraham Wiebe... READ MORE

25th February, 2017 3488

THREE MEN ADMIT CONVERTING NUCLEAR BUNKER INTO HUGE CANNABIS FACTORY


Three men have admitted their part in running a large-scale cannabis factory from an underground nuclear bunker... READ MORE

10th June, 2017 2757

DUTERTE'S BRUTAL DRUG WAR: PHILIPPINE MAYOR AND MORE THAN A DOZEN OTHERS KILLED BY POLICE


Duterte's brutal drug war Philippine mayor and more than a dozen others killed by police... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 2573

PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT DUTERTE UNVEILS HIS TRUMP IMPRESSION, COMPLETE WITH PROFANITIES


In the short time since the American presidential election, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump appear to have formed a bond... READ MORE

7th December, 2016 2070

PHILIPPINES MAYOR ACCUSED BY DUTERTE OF DRUGS TRADE LINKS SHOT DEAD


A Philippine mayor accused by President Rodrigo Duterte of having links with the illegal drugs trade has been shot dead in a police raid... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 2012


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