Mexican Crime Monitoring Facebook Page, Valor Por Tamaulipas, Closes Permanently

April 10, 2013 in News

Borderland Beat | Six days ago, the social network page “value Tamaulipas” operating in social networking security that disseminated information that dealt with situations of violence in that state, shut down its pages on Facebook and Twitter…

Cash-Strapped Army Still Plans on Helping Pakistan Fight Narcotics

February 22, 2013 in News

Wired | The war on terrorism isn’t the only endless war the U.S. is waging. The drug war never went away, it just went overseas — and the U.S. military is lending new support to an effort to stem narcotics in Pakistan. A series of new solicitations…

Where the Wars on Drugs and Terror Collide: Africa’s “Narco-jihadists”

February 16, 2013 in News

Anne Marie Mergier Proceso (via Borderland Beat) February 16, 2013   PARIS (Proceso) — “The struggle against Islamic terrorism has so absorbed the attention of Western leaders that their battle [...]

Family of Fugitive “Godfather of the Drug World” Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán Among the Ranks of Sinaloa Cartel

January 13, 2013 in News

Wired | If there’s one rule to running the mob, it’s to keep your family close. For Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the cocaine kingpin of the Mexican Sinaloa Cartel, he’s kept his family so close to the business that it’s attracted the attention of the U.S. government.

Accused “Sendero Luminoso” Guerilla Leader “Comrade Artemio” Will Testify In Court

January 11, 2013 in News

Insight Crime | In a surprise, Peru’s Shining Path leader, alias “Comrade Artemio,” says he will no longer invoke his right to remain silent and will testify in court, after contracting a new lawyer who is also a leader in a political movement linked to the guerrilla group.

Tyranny? What Tyranny? [From TORradio #5]

August 22, 2012 in TOR TV

  “If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck…” To listen to the Full episode, follow the links below: YouTube: “Checkpoints Revisited and Tyranny Defined”   Podcast: [...]