Recent News Headlines : Illegal Drug Trade

MAN IS CHARGED WITH FLYING DRONES TO BRING DRUGS FROM MEXICO


In 2015, two people pleaded guilty to dropping 28 pounds 62 kilograms of heroin from a drone in the border town of Calexico, California... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 0

58 DEAD IN 3 DAYS IN RENEWED PHILIPPINE ANTI-DRUG BLOODSHED


The involvement of politicians, even judges and police, in illegal drugs underscores how the problem has spiraled out of control, Duterte said... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 0

DRUG PRODUCTION IS BOOMING IN PARAGUAY AND SO IS DRUG VIOLENCE


European Pressphoto Agency CURUGUATY, Paraguay -- Paraguay is a global marijuana powerhouse The small South American country produces 9 percent of the world's supply... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 325

DUTERTE LAUDS BLOODY DRUG RAIDS IN BULACAN STATE


Philippine president showers praise on police, who killed 32 suspects in the bloodiest drug raids near capital Manila... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 1521

AMNESTY SOUNDS ALARM AS INDONESIA SLAYS DRUG SUSPECTS


Amnesty International has condemned what it described as an alarming number of police killings of suspected drug dealers in Indonesia... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 755

BRAZILIAN POLICE IDENTIFY THOSE INVOLVED IN FAVELA SHOOTING OF UK TOURIST


One of those accused, Jacson Lima Ferreira, 19, was arrested last Saturday after a police operation in Sapinhatuba 3, another poor community in Angra... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 28

MEXICO FOOTBALL STAR MARQUEZ SANCTIONED FOR DRUG TIES


Federal drug trafficking indictments against Flores Hernandez were returned in March in Washington and the southern district of California... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 571

IN PHILIPPINES DOUBTS ABOUT POLICE RAID THAT KILLED A MAYOR


In Philippines, Doubts About Police Raid That Killed a Mayor... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 322

INDIA HEROIN BUST: COASTGUARD SEIZES 1,500KG OF DRUGS


India has a serious heroin problem in the northern state of Punjab... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 159

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

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

POLICE KILL REYNALDO PAROJINOG AND WIFE IN DRUG RAID


Phillippine police have killed a city mayor, his wife and 10 others during a series of pre-dawn anti-drug raids in the south, officials said... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 848

15 DEAD IN PHILIPPINE DRUG RAID, INCLUDING CITY MAYOR TARGETED BY PRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE


Police approached the home of Ozamiz mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr., when his bodyguards opened fire. Duterte had previously publicly linked Parojinog Sr. to illegal drugs... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 276

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

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

CRANE COLLAPSE IN CHINA KILLS SEVEN AND INJURES TWO


Seven people were killed and two more injured when a crane collapsed on a construction site in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou... READ MORE

23rd July, 2017 0

CRANE COLLAPSE IN CHINA KILLS SEVEN AND INJURES TWO


Seven people were killed and two more injured when a crane collapsed on a construction site in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou... READ MORE

23rd July, 2017 0

'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

PRESIDENT JOKO WIDODO ORDERS INDONESIAN POLICE TO SHOOT DRUG TRAFFICKERS


Jakarta Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has instructed law enforcement officers to shoot drug traffickers to deal with a narcotics emergency facing the country... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 135

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

MEXICO VIOLENCE PEAKS WITH OVER 2,200 MURDERS IN JUNE


Authorities in Mexico have recorded 2,234 murders in June, making it the country's deadliest month in at least 20 years, according to government data... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 429

CANADIAN ACCUSED OF MASTERMINDING ALPHABAY, WORLD'S LEADING 'DARKNET' SITE, FOUND DEAD IN A THAI JAIL


Republication or distribution of this content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Toronto Star Newspapers Limited and or its licensors... READ MORE

21st July, 2017 131

JUSTICE DEPT. ANNOUNCES TAKEDOWN OF ALPHABAY, A DARK WEB MARKETPLACE FOR DRUGS AND OTHER ILLICIT GOODS


Announces takedown of AlphaBay, a dark Web marketplace for drugs and other illicit goods The inside track on Washington politics... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 103

ARMY GENERAL AMONG THAIS CONVICTED OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING


Thailand's military government has said it is making the fight against human trafficking a national priority... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 0

5 DANGEROUS DRUGS IN THE WORLD AND THEIR HEALTH IMPLICATIONS


However, illegal drug trade has become one of the most lucrative businesses around the world... READ MORE

16th July, 2017 6

DONALD TRUMP DOUBLES-DOWN ON BORDER WALL WITH MEXICO AT G20 MEETING WITH PRESIDENT ENRIQUE PENA NIETO


US Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly struck a conciliatory tone as he wrapped up a three-day trip to Mexico... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 37

DRUG, GAMBLING DEN RAIDS YIELD 66 ARRESTS IN 3-DAY SWEEP


Among the arrested were 15 Pakistani asylum seekers who were in Hong Kong on temporary permits... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 98

AT LEAST 11 KILLED IN MEXICO'S LATEST DRUG VIOLENCE


At least 11 people, including four children, have been killed in Mexico's Veracruz in the latest spurt of violence linked to criminal gangs... READ MORE

25th June, 2017 1266

MEXICO RESPONDS TO TRUMP'S TWEET ABOUT COUNTRY BEING SECOND DEADLIEST IN THE WORLD


After President Donald Trump's Tweet, Thursday, Foreign Ministry of Mexico issued a statement saying the situation in many countries in Latin America were worse than Mexico... READ MORE

23rd June, 2017 49

'I'M GONNA KILL HER, I'M GONNA SLICE HER THROAT'


The police in Peru were never able to identify those behind the large cocaine stash seized from McCollum at the airport... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 128

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

PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT CALLS OBAMA A 'SON OF A WHORE'


Obama had pledged to confront Duterte over how the Philippine government has handled the drug problem... READ MORE

6th September, 2016 13773

'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

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

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

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

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

KETAMINE SHOULD BE KEPT OFF WORLDWIDE ILLEGAL DRUGS LIST, DOCTORS SAY


But China and some other Asian countries, including Thailand, have problems with ketamine abuse... READ MORE

3rd September, 2016 1928

'I'M SMARTER THAN THEY ARE': UNDERGROUND CHEMIST SAYS POLICE LOSING FENTANYL BATTLE


Drug producer known as Beeker says underground chemists are steps ahead of the police when it comes to the movement of illicit drugs on the streets... READ MORE

28th November, 2016 1895

BODY COUNT RISES AS PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT WAGES WAR ON DRUGS


This has prompted 114,833 people to turn themselves in, as either drug addicts or dealers, since Mr. Duterte took office, according to national police logs... READ MORE

3rd August, 2016 1794

PHILIPPINES LEADER VOWS TO PARDON POLICE ACCUSED IN MAYORS DEATH


Mr. Espinosa was the second politician on Mr. Duterte's list killed by officers in less than two weeks... READ MORE

2nd April, 2017 1674

IN PHILIPPINE DRUG WAR LITTLE HELP FOR THOSE WHO SURRENDER


Half a dozen enthusiastic police officers joined the Zumba line at Ms. Bongol's class in the Ususan district of Manila, the capital... READ MORE

6th September, 2016 1318


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