News tagged with drug trafficking

An altered state

Mexico's president Felipe Calderon has made a military campaign against the country's ascendant drug-trafficking gangs the centerpiece of his presidency. After thousands of fatalities, many of them due to ...

Apr 19, 2010
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Criminals, spies swamp cyber world: experts

Finally the world has a hacker-proof communications device. The bad news? It's a brick in a glass case. The joke, told to a cyber conference Tuesday in New York, illustrates what top US experts describe as ...

Aug 04, 2010
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Spanish police leverage Twitter to fight crime

Spain's national police has built up an army of over half a million followers on Twitter, using them to help swoop on fugitives and get tip-offs on drug dealers in an open dialogue that has helped bring the ...

Jun 12, 2013
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