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NJ.com
Member of N.J. organized crime family sentenced for dealing cocaineNEWARK — A judge sentenced a Union man with ties to the DeCavalcante organized
Member of N.J. organized crime family sentenced for dealing cocaine
NJ.com / Posted 3 hours ago
NEWARK — A judge sentenced a Union man with ties to the DeCavalcante organized crime family on Tuesday for distributing more than 500 grams of cocaine, officials announced. John Capozzi, 36, was sentenced to 30 months in prison by U.S. District... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Second bust in week for busy Stamford heroin dealerConklin said after Johnson, 39, of Stillwater Avenue posted a $10,000 bond and
Second bust in week for busy Stamford heroin dealer
Darien News-Review / Posted 10 hours ago
Conklin said after Johnson, 39, of Stillwater Avenue posted a $10,000 bond and was released last week, Narcotics and Organized Crime squad officers heard he was up to his old ways. They followed Johnson and at about 10:30 a.m. Saturday he... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Second bust in week for busy Stamford heroin dealerConklin said after Johnson, 39, of Stillwater Avenue posted a $10,000 bond and
Second bust in week for busy Stamford heroin dealer
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 hours ago
Conklin said after Johnson, 39, of Stillwater Avenue posted a $10,000 bond and was released last week, Narcotics and Organized Crime squad officers heard he was up to his old ways. They followed Johnson and at about 10:30 a.m. Saturday he... Read more
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PlayStation Blog
Yakuza 0 “The Business” Edition Revealed, New Story Detailsthe most prominent red-light district of Tokyo. One cold December night, he ge
Yakuza 0 “The Business” Edition Revealed, New Story Details
PlayStation Blog / Posted 12 hours ago
the most prominent red-light district of Tokyo. One cold December night, he gets handed a job befitting a newcomer to organized crime: go collect this measly 300 grand debt (That’s in Yen, mind you… that would have been around $2,450 in 1988... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Colorado combats a new breed of drug traffickersmonth joined Colorado’s attorney general in going after one such alleged ring —
Colorado combats a new breed of drug traffickers
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 hours ago
month joined Colorado’s attorney general in going after one such alleged ring — a group of 30 people accused of engaging in organized crime, tax evasion, money laundering and racketeering The case, which stretched from August 2014 to June, is... Read more
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Rappler
'Don't hope I'll change my character'criticizing his pronouncements, and "United Nations correspondents" who apparen
'Don't hope I'll change my character'
Rappler / Posted 14 hours ago
criticizing his pronouncements, and "United Nations correspondents" who apparently failed to see the history and context of organized crime in the country. His cursing, Duterte explained, happens because he is angry. He said he could not be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Three Shelters for Terrorists, Homemade Mine Destroyed in Boumerdes, Skikdaa homemade mine," said the statement. In addition, as part of the measures to
Three Shelters for Terrorists, Homemade Mine Destroyed in Boumerdes, Skikda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
a homemade mine," said the statement. In addition, as part of the measures to strengthen border security and fight against organized crime, units of the National Gendarmerie and the Coastguards "arrested, in Tlemcen, Ain Temouchent and Relizane... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Two Charged With Smuggling Ivory Worth Sh4.2 BillionKinondoni in Dar es Salaam, is charged along with Arusha-based businessman Mr K
Two Charged With Smuggling Ivory Worth Sh4.2 Billion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Kinondoni in Dar es Salaam, is charged along with Arusha-based businessman Mr Kassim Hassan Said with two counts of leading organized crime and unlawful dealing in trophies. They were arraigned before Resident Magistrate Emilius Mchauru where they... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Darvish's brother convicted for baseball gambling in Japansuspended for five years. The court said the defendant's gambling was limited t
Darvish's brother convicted for baseball gambling in Japan
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 18 hours ago
suspended for five years. The court said the defendant's gambling was limited to his group of friends and was not linked to organized crime, according to local media reports. His arrest last year led to an investigation of his brother, Yu Darvish,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Darvish's brother convicted for baseball gambling in Japansuspended for five years. The court said the defendant's gambling was limited t
Darvish's brother convicted for baseball gambling in Japan
Brandon Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
suspended for five years. The court said the defendant's gambling was limited to his group of friends and was not linked to organized crime, according to local media reports. His arrest last year led to an investigation of his brother, Yu Darvish,... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Anarchy on the Internet: Can AI be judge and jury for online content?humanity involving information.” Some of these challenges that Jigsaw is focuse
Anarchy on the Internet: Can AI be judge and jury for online content?
SiliconANGLE / Posted 20 hours ago
humanity involving information.” Some of these challenges that Jigsaw is focused on also relate to “money laundering, organized crime, police brutality, human trafficking, and terrorism,” according to the article.Wish you weren’t here The... Read more
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Kenosha News
Helping the victims of sex traffickingthink. The average age of children forced into sex trafficking is 12 to 14. Se
Helping the victims of sex trafficking
Kenosha News / Posted 22 hours ago
think. The average age of children forced into sex trafficking is 12 to 14. Sex trafficking is also the second-largest organized crime behind drug trafficking, she said, and often the two are linked. She said the girls and women will often go... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
West African Nations Committed to Fight Terrorisma view to strengthening peace and security within ECOWAS, countries in the sub-
West African Nations Committed to Fight Terrorism
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
a view to strengthening peace and security within ECOWAS, countries in the sub-region emphasized the fight against organized crime, especially cross-border trade in illicit small arms and light weapons, drug and human trafficking, and... Read more
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Variety
‘Marvel’s Luke Cage’ Trailer: Mike Colter and Mahershala Ali Wage War in Harlem [VIDEO]a former convict played by Mike Colter, who wages a war against gangster nightc
‘Marvel’s Luke Cage’ Trailer: Mike Colter and Mahershala Ali Wage War in Harlem [VIDEO]
Variety / Posted yesterday
a former convict played by Mike Colter, who wages a war against gangster nightclub owner Cornell “Cottonmouth” Stokes and organized crime in Harlem. The new trailer sees Stokes (Mahershala Ali) lay his claim to the Harlem throne. “This place is... Read more
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Op-Ed News
A Few Uncomfortable Truths You Won't Hear from the 2016 Presidential Candidatessome influence over the political process. More than terrorism, more than dome
A Few Uncomfortable Truths You Won't Hear from the 2016 Presidential Candidates
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
some influence over the political process. More than terrorism, more than domestic extremism, more than gun violence and organized crime, the U.S. government has become a greater menace to the life, liberty and property of its citizens than any... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Many Times Donald Trump Has Lied About His Mob Connectionsor not -- uttered by Trump that warrant close examination. One topic ripe for s
The Many Times Donald Trump Has Lied About His Mob Connections
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
or not -- uttered by Trump that warrant close examination. One topic ripe for such scrutiny is Trump's associations with organized crime. For years during his business career, Trump worked or associated with proven or alleged mobsters. (Trump's... Read more
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Reuters
Brazil police arrest ex-finance minister Palocci in graft probeMarcelo Odebrecht, whose family owns the group, received a 19-year sentence in
Brazil police arrest ex-finance minister Palocci in graft probe
Reuters / Posted yesterday
Marcelo Odebrecht, whose family owns the group, received a 19-year sentence in March for bribery, money laundering and organized crime in relation to the scandal at Petrobras. Two other people were arrested in Monday's raids, both former aides... Read more
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The Suburbanite
HEROIN'S HOLD ON US, PART 1: Opiate overdoses kill 78 a day, but toll is higherand opiate traffickers and to coordinate with communities impacted by related d
HEROIN'S HOLD ON US, PART 1: Opiate overdoses kill 78 a day, but toll is higher
The Suburbanite / Posted yesterday
and opiate traffickers and to coordinate with communities impacted by related deaths and crime. The unit includes Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission, the Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Special Prosecutions Section and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Remains of missing boy, 15, are found near train tracks in New YorkMara Salvatrucha or MS-13 gang, which is one of the most deadly street gangs, i
Remains of missing boy, 15, are found near train tracks in New York
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Mara Salvatrucha or MS-13 gang, which is one of the most deadly street gangs, is notorious for its links to cartels and organized crime, and its ability to access high-powered weapons. Acosta's remains were found on September 16, just days... Read more
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Reuters
Brazil police arrest ex-finance minister Palocci in graft probeOdebrecht, whose family owns the group, was sentenced in March to 19 years in j
Brazil police arrest ex-finance minister Palocci in graft probe
Reuters / Posted yesterday
Odebrecht, whose family owns the group, was sentenced in March to 19 years in jail for bribery, money laundering and organized crime in relation to the scandal at Petroleo Brasileiro SA, as the oil company is formally known. (Reporting by... Read more
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CBC.ca
Mall parking lots during day a favourite for vehicle thieves in Ottawa-Gatineaupounce when an opportunity presents itself — idling cars or keys left in the ig
Mall parking lots during day a favourite for vehicle thieves in Ottawa-Gatineau
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
pounce when an opportunity presents itself — idling cars or keys left in the ignition, for example. Others work for highly organized crime rings. "Someone who's well organized, it can take him 30 seconds to steal a car," says Gatineau police... Read more
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Rappler
Lessons from Colombia: Dela Rosa wants 'Search Bloc' in PHthat. And the Colombian government was successful," he said. Colombia's war on
Lessons from Colombia: Dela Rosa wants 'Search Bloc' in PH
Rappler / Posted yesterday
that. And the Colombian government was successful," he said. Colombia's war on drugs has since moved on to fighting "small organized crime groups," after the big drug cartels such as the Medellin and Cali cartels were dismantled. The PNP and other... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Prohibition, parades rocked Petaluma in the Roaring 20sthere after 104 years, but it’s now known as Ace-Rex Hardware. America’s “Jazz
Prohibition, parades rocked Petaluma in the Roaring 20s
Petluma360.com / Posted yesterday
there after 104 years, but it’s now known as Ace-Rex Hardware. America’s “Jazz Age” was little stifled by prohibition. Organized crime was gaining power monthly through illicit liquor. Material wealth was the overall goal. Flappers, Hemingway,... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Why Ryan Moore Was The Only Pick for Davis Lovecondition? Would, Pence, become President? Who would be Vice-President? Trump i
Why Ryan Moore Was The Only Pick for Davis Love
Yahoo Sports / Posted yesterday
condition? Would, Pence, become President? Who would be Vice-President? Trump is the figurehead of racketeering. RICO (When organized crime operatives rise up the corporate ranks, they can rob corporations through various white collar criminal... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
The Latest: Ryan differs with Trump about black Americanscondition? Would, Pence, become President? Who would be Vice-President? Trump i
The Latest: Ryan differs with Trump about black Americans
Yahoo Sports / Posted yesterday
condition? Would, Pence, become President? Who would be Vice-President? Trump is the figurehead of racketeering. RICO (When organized crime operatives rise up the corporate ranks, they can rob corporations through various white collar criminal... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
U.S. experience, Europe dominance mark out Ryder Cupcondition? Would, Pence, become President? Who would be Vice-President? Trump i
U.S. experience, Europe dominance mark out Ryder Cup
Yahoo Sports / Posted yesterday
condition? Would, Pence, become President? Who would be Vice-President? Trump is the figurehead of racketeering. RICO (When organized crime operatives rise up the corporate ranks, they can rob corporations through various white collar criminal... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Ryan Moore becomes US Ryder Cup captain Love's last pickcondition? Would, Pence, become President? Who would be Vice-President? Trump i
Ryan Moore becomes US Ryder Cup captain Love's last pick
Yahoo Sports / Posted yesterday
condition? Would, Pence, become President? Who would be Vice-President? Trump is the figurehead of racketeering. RICO (When organized crime operatives rise up the corporate ranks, they can rob corporations through various white collar criminal... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
MLB Superstar Jose Fernandez Killed in Boating Accidentcondition? Would, Pence, become President? Who would be Vice-President? Trump i
MLB Superstar Jose Fernandez Killed in Boating Accident
Yahoo Sports / Posted yesterday
condition? Would, Pence, become President? Who would be Vice-President? Trump is the figurehead of racketeering. RICO (When organized crime operatives rise up the corporate ranks, they can rob corporations through various white collar criminal... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
How Les Miles went from a championship to fired at LSUcondition? Would, Pence, become President? Who would be Vice-President? Trump i
How Les Miles went from a championship to fired at LSU
Yahoo Sports / Posted yesterday
condition? Would, Pence, become President? Who would be Vice-President? Trump is the figurehead of racketeering. RICO (When organized crime operatives rise up the corporate ranks, they can rob corporations through various white collar criminal... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Bears fall to 0-3, really have very little to get enthusiastic aboutcondition? Would, Pence, become President? Who would be Vice-President? Trump i
Bears fall to 0-3, really have very little to get enthusiastic about
Yahoo Sports / Posted yesterday
condition? Would, Pence, become President? Who would be Vice-President? Trump is the figurehead of racketeering. RICO (When organized crime operatives rise up the corporate ranks, they can rob corporations through various white collar criminal... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Animal drug emerges as new threat in opioid battletime authorities start to get a handle on one type of drug, another seems to po
Animal drug emerges as new threat in opioid battle
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
time authorities start to get a handle on one type of drug, another seems to pop up, said Joseph Pinjuh, chief of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force and narcotics unit for the U.S. attorney in Cleveland. “You feel like a kid with... Read more
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The Columbian
CIA found ‘convincing evidence’ Chilean dictator was behind 1976 Washington attackour problems,” said Mauricio Velez, a photographer who has been documenting the
CIA found ‘convincing evidence’ Chilean dictator was behind 1976 Washington attack
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
our problems,” said Mauricio Velez, a photographer who has been documenting the conflict for 18 years. Drug trafficking and organized crime will persist, as will other armed groups, such as the National Liberation Army. “When they leave,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Africa lost about 111,000 elephants to poaching in last decade220 pounds, according to a document released by organizers. The transfer of bi
Africa lost about 111,000 elephants to poaching in last decade
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
220 pounds, according to a document released by organizers. The transfer of big amounts of ivory indicates the key role of organized crime in poaching, the document said. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
MPD arrests 31 in drag racing bustthere were many vehicles and people in the street watching the races, police sa
MPD arrests 31 in drag racing bust
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
there were many vehicles and people in the street watching the races, police said. More officers, including some from the Organized Crime Unit, responded to the scene and blocked the roadway to prevent the racers and spectators from getting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fifteen Smugglers, 78 Illegal Immigrants Arrested in Country's Southof National Defence in a statement on Thursday. "As part of the measures to st
Fifteen Smugglers, 78 Illegal Immigrants Arrested in Country's South
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
of National Defence in a statement on Thursday. "As part of the measures to strengthen border security and fight against organized crime, Army detachments arrested, on 21 September 2016 in Tamanrasset, Bordj Badji Mokhtar and In Guezzam (6th... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Heroin: 25 busted in $13M ringof which had complex hidden compartments. They called it the single largest sei
Heroin: 25 busted in $13M ring
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
of which had complex hidden compartments. They called it the single largest seizure in the 46-year history of the state’s Organized Crime Task Force. Fentanyl is extensively used for anesthesia, according to the Drug Enforcement... Read more
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Darien News-Review
City man nabbed for cocaine possessionpolice allege he intended to sell there, said Stamford Police Capt. Richard Con
City man nabbed for cocaine possession
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
police allege he intended to sell there, said Stamford Police Capt. Richard Conklin, head of the department’s Narcotics and Organized Crime Unit. Joselito Serrano, 43, of Lawn Avenue was arrested around 10:30 p.m. and charged with possession of... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
City man nabbed for cocaine possessionpolice allege he intended to sell there, said Stamford Police Capt. Richard Con
City man nabbed for cocaine possession
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
police allege he intended to sell there, said Stamford Police Capt. Richard Conklin, head of the department’s Narcotics and Organized Crime Unit. Joselito Serrano, 43, of Lawn Avenue was arrested around 10:30 p.m. and charged with possession of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
City man nabbed for cocaine possessionpolice allege he intended to sell there, said Stamford Police Capt. Richard Con
City man nabbed for cocaine possession
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
police allege he intended to sell there, said Stamford Police Capt. Richard Conklin, head of the department’s Narcotics and Organized Crime Unit. Joselito Serrano, 43, of Lawn Avenue was arrested around 10:30 p.m. and charged with possession of... Read more
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The New Canaan News
City man nabbed for cocaine possessionpolice allege he intended to sell there, said Stamford Police Capt. Richard Con
City man nabbed for cocaine possession
The New Canaan News / Posted 2 days ago
police allege he intended to sell there, said Stamford Police Capt. Richard Conklin, head of the department’s Narcotics and Organized Crime Unit. Joselito Serrano, 43, of Lawn Avenue was arrested around 10:30 p.m. and charged with possession of... Read more
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Breitbart
Police: Kidnapping of U.S. Child in Northern Mexico Likely Tied to Los Zetas Cartelthat the child’s mother had spent three years in prison and has a criminal hist
Police: Kidnapping of U.S. Child in Northern Mexico Likely Tied to Los Zetas Cartel
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
that the child’s mother had spent three years in prison and has a criminal history dating back to 2014 in connection with organized crime charges. The woman was arrested with money and drugs alongside her husband, a dangerous Los Zetas cartel boss... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
We need to standardize marijuana lawscases in the courthouse hallway was the only way to clear the dockets.Prohibiti
We need to standardize marijuana laws
The Journal-Standard / Posted 2 days ago
cases in the courthouse hallway was the only way to clear the dockets.Prohibition also breathed a vigorous life into organized crime syndicates, because when something that tens of millions of people want is outlawed, outlaws are the only... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
YSU grad’s “Traficant” film makes local premiere this week on campusis the former Mahoning County sheriff turned congressman who spent seven years
YSU grad’s “Traficant” film makes local premiere this week on campus
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
is the former Mahoning County sheriff turned congressman who spent seven years in prison after he was charged with organized crime and bribery. He was expelled from Congress in 2002. He died in September 2014 at age 73 after a tractor... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling shortpounds), according to a document released by organizers. The transfer of big am
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
pounds), according to a document released by organizers. The transfer of big amounts of ivory indicates the key role of organized crime in poaching, the document said. The plight of elephants dominated the discussion on the first day of the... Read more
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New Kerala
UN is key to achieving development goals and tackling terrorism, Tajikistan tells Assembly - newkerala.com #123469for the purpose of terror. Prevention of illicit drug trafficking that has tur
UN is key to achieving development goals and tackling terrorism, Tajikistan tells Assembly - newkerala.com #123469
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
for the purpose of terror. Prevention of illicit drug trafficking that has turned into a breeding ground for terrorism and organized crime, requires joint and concerted actions of the entire international community, he added. Aslov also... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Colombia's historic peace plan has a bloody legacy to overcomethat demobilization as well — but during and after that they forged ties to Col
Colombia's historic peace plan has a bloody legacy to overcome
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
that demobilization as well — but during and after that they forged ties to Colombian politicians, expanding their roles in organized crime. In recent years, hundreds of public officials have been arrested for ties to criminal bands descended from... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Colombia's historic peace plan has a bloody legacy to overcomethat demobilization as well — but during and after that they forged ties to Col
Colombia's historic peace plan has a bloody legacy to overcome
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
that demobilization as well — but during and after that they forged ties to Colombian politicians, expanding their roles in organized crime. In recent years, hundreds of public officials have been arrested for ties to criminal bands descended from... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Colombia's historic peace plan has a bloody legacy to overcomethat demobilization as well — but during and after that they forged ties to Col
Colombia's historic peace plan has a bloody legacy to overcome
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
that demobilization as well — but during and after that they forged ties to Colombian politicians, expanding their roles in organized crime. In recent years, hundreds of public officials have been arrested for ties to criminal bands descended from... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling shortpounds), according to a document released by organizers. The transfer of big am
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short
Savannah Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
pounds), according to a document released by organizers. The transfer of big amounts of ivory indicates the key role of organized crime in poaching, the document said. The plight of elephants dominated the discussion on the first day of the... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling shortpounds), according to a document released by organizers. The transfer of big am
Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
pounds), according to a document released by organizers. The transfer of big amounts of ivory indicates the key role of organized crime in poaching, the document said. The plight of elephants dominated the discussion on the first day of the... Read more
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