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Posts Tagged ‘smuggling’

The Smuggling Game: Playing with life and death to reach Europe

Marko Djurica/Reuters   By Lin Taylor and Valeria Cardi In the dead of night, as wild animals howled nearby, Syrian migrant Aras Mahmoud clung to his children as they slept on damp grass in the Bulgarian mountains en route to Serbia, praying that his family would live another day.

Combating Israel’s Drug Trafficking Underworld

Jim Greenhill   By Ricardo Swire Medinat Yisra’el, or State of Israel, is located in the Mediterranean Sea’s eastern end. The government operates from Jerusalem, the self-proclaimed capital, its status as Israel’s official city not widely recognized internationally.

Project Shadowfire

ICE photo   By Ricardo Swire On March 21st, 2016 one segment of a five week law enforcement offensive conducted across America, arrested 1,133 immigrants.

Drug Traffickers

By Ricardo Swire The Bureau of International Narcotics & Law Enforcement Affairs, 2016 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR), named Jamaica as a transit point for cocaine trafficked from South America to North America and international markets.

The Third Border

By Ricardo Swire Caribbean nations’ importance as the US “third border” is often overlooked. America and Canada depend on law enforcement cooperation in illegal drug trafficking, migrant smuggling and financial crimes that threaten both foreign and regional security interests.

Genesis of Cocaine Cream

By Ricardo Swire In early December 2016 Carabiniers of Chile or Federal Police exposed another innovative drug trafficking method.

The Southern Cone

By Ricardo Swire Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and the tip of Brazil make up the Southern Cone. Argentinian counter-narcotics teams battle South America’s second largest domestic cocaine market after Brazil.

EU risks fuelling horrific abuse of refugees and migrants in Libya

By Amnesty International The EU’s plans to cooperate more closely with Libya on migration risk fuelling the rampant ill-treatment and indefinite detention in horrifying conditions of thousands of refugees and migrants, said human rights NGO Amnesty International.

110 gold bars seized at Dhaka airport

By Sheuli Akter 110 gold bars weighing 12 kg have been seized at Bangladesh’s main airport in the capital Dhaka.

Six held with fake currency in Bangladesh linked to human trafficking

By Sheuli Akter Bangladesh’s anti-crime elite force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has detained six people including a Pakistani citizen on charges of making fake foreign currency and having involvement with human smuggling.