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Three children among six dead in new Honduras massacre

Three children among six dead in new Honduras massacre

Nov 29, – The assailants burst into a home in the village of Nueva Frontera in the northwest of the country, police spokesman Leonel Sauceda said, with two others left wounded in the brutal attack. Attackers armed with guns and machetes killed at least six people — three of them children — on Saturday in […]

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2 European ‘drug mules’ plead guilty in Peru court

2 European ‘drug mules’ plead guilty in Peru court

Sep 25, –  Two young European women arrested trying to smuggle 24 pounds of cocaine out of Peru in their luggage pleaded guilty Tuesday to drug trafficking charges and offered details on their co-conspirators, the court said. Irish-born Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid of Scotland face a minimum of six years and eight months in […]

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UN narcotics body warns Uruguay over marijuana legalised

UN narcotics body warns Uruguay over marijuana legalised

Aug 02, – Under the new law, the state would assume control of growing and selling cannabis to registered users. The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) says it is concerned by the approval by Uruguayan MPs of a bill which would legalise marijuana. The INCB says the law would “be in complete contravention to the […]

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Brazil: A new online tool tackles violence against women and girls

Brazil: A new online tool tackles violence against women and girls

June 10, AP – In Brazil, sexual violence is a problem. Although reported cases reflect only a fraction of actual occurrences, data from the Rio de Janeiro State Secretariat for Public Security in 2012 show that compared to 2011, there was a sharp 23.8 per cent increase in cases of estupro (crimes which include rape […]

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