The Latest Headlines That Deserve More Attention with a Focus on Criminal Justice, Human Rights, and Corruption Issues

9-19-2018       Maldives: Election Rigging Feared

9-18-2018       Trump Administration Plans U.N. Meeting to Ramp Up the International Drug War

9-18-2018       Newly Released Eric Holder Memo: Feds Can Use FISA to Spy on Journalists

9-18-2018       Exclusive: US police 'using Tiger Text app to conceal evidence'

9-18-2018       Honduras Top Cop Killed for Cachiros: US Prosecutor

9-17-2018       Mexico’s most powerful cartel has also been safest from prosecution

9-17-2018       Coke eyes cannabis-infused drink market

9-17-2018       How Paradise Was Carved Up And Sold

9-15-2018       Former U.S. Attorney believes ‘enforcement of cannabis laws was immoral.’

9-14-2018       El Salvador prosecutors request extradition of former president Funes

9-12-2018       NYPD cops busted in major gambling and prostitution probe

9-12-2018       The F.B.I. Is Quietly Contacting Cubans in Florida, Raising Old Alarm Bells

9-12-2018       Special forces presence at anti-graft protest angers Guatemalans

9-12-2018       At Least 15 Workers, Maoist Supporters Still Detained Over Labor Union Campaign

9-11-2018       Convicted Baton Rouge rapist seeks new trial; jurors accused of racially charged remarks

9-10-2018       Dark Money Illuminated

9-10-2018       California says gangs stole $1 million by credit card fraud

9-10-2018       Policeman killed, 100 inmates flee as gunmen storm Brazil prison

9-10-2018       2 Chicago police officers accepted $13K in bribes in alleged ‘kickback’ scheme

9-8-2018         Trump Administration Discussed Coup Plans With Rebel Venezuelan Officers

9-8-2018          Google’s true origin partly lies in CIA and NSA research grants for mass surveillance

9-7-2018         Many lawmakers and aides who crafted financial regulations after the 2008 crisis now work for Wall Street

9-7-2018         Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil presidential frontrunner stabbed at campaign rally

9-6-2018         Mexico: investigators find 166 skulls in clandestine burial pits

9-6-2018         U.S. Bombing of Drug Labs in Afghanistan Is Counterproductive to Fighting the Taliban

9-6-2018         Five States Prove that ‘Substantial’ Cuts in Prison Populations Are No Pipe Dream

9-6-2018         Blood and Oil: Mexico's Drug Cartels and the Oil Industry

9-5-2018         The Enablers: How Western Professionals Import Corruption and Strengthen Authoritarianism

9-5-2018         Philippine mayor on Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘narco list’ killed in office

9-4-2018         Dutch bank pays huge fine in money laundering case

9-4-2018         Death Sentence for Malaysia Man Who Gave Patients Free Cannabis Oil

9-3-2018         Colombia Charges 13 Chiquita Executives for Alleged Role in Funding Paramilitary Death Squads

9-3-2018         The Brotherhood of Killers and Cops

9-2-2018         Russia pension protests: Fresh anti-reform rallies held

9-2-2018         US military to cancel $300m in Pakistan aid over terror groups

9-1-2018         In strip club sting, undercover Louisiana agents 'cross the line' with big 'no-no,' experts say

8-31-2018       Mississippi Department of Corrections asks FBI to help investigate 15 inmate deaths

8-31-2018       When Police Kill: Rare US Murder Conviction Stands Out

8-31-2018       New York’s attorney general says Trump Foundation bankrolled political campaign, pursues lawsuit

8-31-2018       Guatemalan soldiers surround UN corruption investigators

8-30-2018       Understanding Trump vs. Bruce Ohr: Think Russia’s top crime boss, Semion Mogilevich

8-29-2018       Straight-ticket voting returns for November election

8-29-2018       Nicaragua convicts two men in journalist's killing in trial criticized as unfair

8-29-2018       Study finds extreme CEO-worker pay disparity at taxpayer-supported companies

8-29-2018       Trump White House Committee Wants Dirt on Legalization

8-28-2018       US voter suppression: why this Texas woman is facing five years' prison

8-28-2018       Filipino priest who criticized Duterte says he has gone into hiding

8-27-2018       New law to make California first state to end bail

8-27-2018       Forced into The Arms of Smugglers

8-27-2018       New Jersey Governor Vetoes Hair Braiding Reform Legislature Had Passed Unanimously

8-24-2018       Another Prison Phone Service Caught Recording Privileged Conversations And Passing Them On To Law Enforcement

8-24-2018       40 students are missing in China after riot police stormed their apartment to stop them from staging a protest

8-23-2018       Drug tunnel ran from old KFC in Arizona to Mexico bedroom

8-23-2018       The Ghost Companies Connected To Suspected Money Laundering, Corruption, And Paul Manafort

8-23-2018       Election-Hacking Lessons from the 2018 Def Con Hackers Conference

8-22-2018       Former banker pleads guilty in U.S. to role in laundering embezzled PDVSA funds

8-21-2018       Top Republican on Tax Subcommittee Received Yacht Loan From Foreign Bank Lobbying on 2017 Tax Bill

8-21-2018       The U.S. Is Building a Drone Base in Niger That Will Cost More Than $280 Million by 2024

8-20-2018       Candidate: Wells Fargo closed account over medical marijuana stance

8-20-2018       Taliban Answers Afghanistan's Cease-Fire Offer With Ambush, Abductions

8-18-2018       Attorney Asks Judge Not to Reconsider Order on DEA Files

8-17-2018       Honduras post-election killings: families wait in vain for justice

8-17-2018       Bomb that killed 40 children in Yemen was supplied by the US

8-17-2018       Whistleblower accuses Pratt & Whitney of selling government defective jet engines

8-17-2018       How the DEA let one of Haiti’s biggest drug busts slip through its fingers

8-16-2018       Philippine president Duterte ‘ready to step down’ if dictator's son Marcos can replace him


Read more here: https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/haiti/article215793990.html#storylink=cpy

8-16-2018       Brazil: murder of indigenous leader highlights threat to way of life

8-15-2018       Mexico violence: Newly elected Congresswoman kidnapped

8-15-2018       RBS bankers joked about destroying the US housing market

8-15-2018       Corona owner makes $4 billion bet on cannabis

8-15-2018       ISIS Has Just As Many Fighters In Iraq And Syria As It Did 4 Years Ago

8-14-2018       SEC Charges 18 People in Bond Flipping, Kickback Scheme

8-13-2018       How Turkey silences journalists online, one removal request at a time

8-13-2018       A team of Nigerian schoolgirls won a top Silicon Valley prize for a fake-drug detector

8-12-2018       Report: Mass torture in network of UAE-run prisons in south Yemen

8-12-2018       Romanians protest government corruption for second straight day

8-12-2018       "They be pirates"

8-12-2018       Ex-CIA officer faces arrest over alleged Montenegro coup plot

8-10-2018       CIA cables detail interrogation at base run by CIA director

8-9-2018         Venezuela seeks US extradition of alleged drone attack mastermind

8-9-2018         Turkey Wants to Arrest American Troops for Ties to 'Terrorist Group'

8-9-2018         The Zetas, Drug Money and the Colom Campaign in Guatemala

8-8-2018         39 seconds per case: Grand jury’s 900 indictments challenged

8-8-2018         Italian police bust Sicilian gangs who used body-building weights to smash people's bones in insurance scam

8-8-2018         Kris Kobach won’t recuse himself from a recount in governor’s race. No law requires it.

8-7-2018         Former Trump campaign aides set up foreign lobbying firm

8-7-2018         The Pentagon Could Save Billions of Dollars by Fixing Problems It Already Knows About


Read more here: https://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/election/article216299955.html#storylink=cpy

8-7-2018         Argentina court sentences ex-VP Amando Boudou to prison for corruption

8-6-2018         Trump Wall May Bust Budget, Won't Work as Planned: Government Report

8-6-2018         Is There a Right Not to Snitch?

8-6-2018         Report: Saudi-UAE coalition 'cut deals' with al-Qaeda in Yemen

8-5-2018         EXCLUSIVE: Queens man who spent five months on Rikers with $1 bail doesn't have claim against the city: judge

8-4-2018         Murdered Russian Journalists in Africa Were Onto Something Dangerous for Putin

8-3-2018         DNC warns candidates: Don't use ZTE or Huawei phones

8-3-2018         Zimbabwe opposition leader: election result 'fraudulent and illegitimate'

8-3-2018         Argentina: Ex-president summoned to testify in corruption scandal

8-2-2018         Internal Documents Reveal How Bronx Prosecutors Are Taught to Slow Down Cases

8-2-2018         Zimbabwe protests turn deadly as demonstrators allege electoral fraud in presidential vote

8-1-2018         Ex-Police Officer Gets 9 Years in Plot to Rob Drug Dealers

8-1-2018         Inspector General Says NSA Still Hasn't Implemented Its Post-Snowden Internal Security Measures

8-1-2018         Whistleblower reveals Google’s plans for censored search in China

7-31-2018       Guatemala: Mayan Ixil Activist Juana Raymundo Murdered

7-31-2018       Mike Pompeo demands that IMF reject Pakistan bailout if money goes to Chinese creditors

7-30-2018       A Surveillance State Unlike Any the World Has Ever Seen

7-30-2018       Intelligence reports identify 15 cartels behind the wave of violence

7-29-2018       Treasury data shows Russian holdings of US debt plunged 84% since March, but here's what it really means

7-29-2018       Liberal secret-money network hammers House GOP

7-29-2018       Corruption probe at Atlanta City Hall shifts from bribes to spending

7-28-2018       Former Malaysian intelligence unit chief to make police report over claims she sent letter to CIA on Najib

7-28-2018       How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions

7-27-2018       Venezuela’s Maduro under investigation in $1.2 billion U.S. money-laundering case


Read more here: https://www.miamiherald.com/latest-news/article215663355.html#storylink=cpy

7-26-2018       U.S. Secret Wars in Africa Rage on, Despite Talk of Downsizing

7-26-2018       Amazon’s Face Recognition Falsely Matched 28 Members of Congress With Mugshots

7-25-2018       On the trail of 'Guacho,' the narco making a killing from Colombia's peace process

7-25-2018       Ring plundered $1.2 billion of Venezuelan oil money, laundered it in South Florida, feds charge

7-25-2018       Exclusive: Obama Administration Knowingly Funded a Designated al-Qaeda Affiliate

7-24-2018       I traced missile casings in Syria back to their original sellers, so it’s time for the west to reveal who they sell arms to


Read more here: https://www.miamiherald.com/latest-news/article215493015.html#storylink=cpy

7-24-2018       More than 200 land activists slain last year, watchdog finds

7-24-2018       U.S. government plays games with top Venezuelan officials

7-24-2018       7 escapes in 16 months from Culiacán jail with aid of personnel

7-23-2018       Australia: Don’t Prosecute for Exposure of Misconduct

7-23-2018       Inmates escape from Sinaloa prison by walking out the front door

7-23-2018       The Budgetary Effects of Ending Drug Prohibition

7-22-2018       The mafia murders that brought down Slovakia's government

7-21-2018       Ex-FARC rebels sworn into Colombia's Congress

7-21-2018       In Duterte’s Philippines, Having a Beer Can Now Land You in Jail

7-20-2018       America has sold more weapons in six months than in all of 2017

7-20-2018       CIA watchdog withdraws nomination after allegations of retaliation against colleagues

7-19-2018       Dead bodies, wild dogs, squatters in government-owned Detroit houses

7-18-2018       How drugmakers sway states to profit off of Medicaid

7-18-2018       Peru arrests 50 in Colombia border drugs bust

7-18-2018       How dirty is Miami real estate? Secret home deals dried up when feds started watching


Read more here: https://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/real-estate-news/article213797269.html#storylink=cpy

7-17-2018       U.S. charges second Honduran congressman in drug trafficking conspiracy

7-16-2018       As Nicaragua Violence Soars, Doubts About Those Responsible Disappear

7-16-2018       Revolving Door: Former lobbyists in Trump administration

7-13-2018       While he's been governor, Larry Hogan's real estate business has continued to thrive — prompting questions

7-13-2018       Ex-Novartis CEO sent drug pricing proposal to Cohen

7-12-2018       ‘Businessmen in northwest Colombia plan to kill social leaders to prevent land restitution’

7-12-2018       'Lesser evil': how Brazil's militias wield terror to seize power from gangs

7-10-2018       Is This a Youth Diversion Program or School-to-Prison Pipeline Feeder System? 

7-10-2018       Trump works to thank Guatemala for moving embassy by weakening anti-corruption panel

7-9-2018         Former Colombian President’s Ranch Was Paramilitary Base, According to New Testimony


Read more here: https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/white-house/article214592525.html#storylink=cpy

7-6-2018         'Godfather of payday lending' sentenced to 14 years in U.S. prison

7-5-2018         Former top officials in Sierra Leone arrested for corruption

7-5-2018         Credit Suisse to Pay $77 Million to Settle Princeling Probes

7-4-2018         Al Qaeda-Backed Terrorist Group Has a New Target: Plastic Bags

7-4-2018         Local leaders meet to discuss future of safe injection facilities

7-4-2018         Ortega’s Brother Asks Him to Disband Armed Groups and Call Elections

7-3-2018         Las Vegas Real Estate Broker Accused of Laundering Drug Money

7-3-2018         Do Jail Diversion Programs Really Work?

7-3-2018         Glencore Drops After U.S. Orders Documents in Corruption Probe

7-1-2018         Mexicans vote for president after violent campaign, outsider favored

 

 

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