Article Category: International

Why The Netherlands Is Becoming A Narco State

Ginni Correa ❘

There is concern over the Netherlands becoming a narco state as the drug market threatens and undermines the legitimate economy and society.

Teen Smuggles Methamphetamine With Toy Car

Hayley Hudson ❘

A 16-year-old boy was caught sneaking along the border with 2 duffle bags full of methamphetamine and a remote-controlled car.

Suicide Network Of Teens Is Linked To 15 Deaths

Hayley Hudson ❘

A suicide network of teenage girls has been linked to 15 deaths so far. One young woman is making it her mission to try and protect these vulnerable girls.

Genaro García Luna, Former Mexican Federal Police Chief, Arrested In “El Chapo” Bribery Case

Nathan Yerby ❘

The United States has arrested Genaro García Luna, Mexico's former Secretary of Public Security, for allegedly accepting bribes from "El Chapo."

Nemesio “El Mencho” Oseguera-Cervantes Is The DEA’s Most Wanted Mexican Drug Lord

Nathan Yerby ❘

The violent drug lord "El Mencho" has terrorized Mexico and trafficked drugs to the United States for years. The DEA is now prioritizing his capture.

The Chinese Government Sentences Nine Fentanyl Smugglers To Prison

Nathan Yerby ❘

The first joint U.S.-China narcotics investigation has resulted in prison sentences for nine Chinese smugglers who mailed the opioid fentanyl to Americans.

5,200 Deaths This Year In Overcrowded Philippines National Penitentiary

Michael Muldoon ❘

In recent years, the Philippines have seen record jumps in prison population and inmate death rate due, in part, to their violent anti-drug sentiment.

Singapore Bans Advertising For Sugary Drinks To Win The “War On Diabetes”

Nathan Yerby ❘

To address a diabetes crisis, the government of Singapore will ban all advertising for sugary drinks and require unhealthy labels for high-sugar beverages.

Russia Sentences Israeli-American Naama Issachar To 7 1/2 Years In Prison For 0.3 oz Of Marijuana

Nathan Yerby ❘

A Russian court has sentenced Naama Issachar, an 26 year-old Israeli-American, to prison on drug smuggling charges, igniting an international dispute.

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