Posts Tagged ‘Drug’

Report: Mexican Drug Cartels Spreading to Other Countries

Tom Ramstack – AHN News Correspondent Washington, D.C., United States (AHN) – New government reports indicate Mexican drug cartels are making a bigger push to organize their black market activities in the United States, Europe and neighboring Latin American countries. In one example, some reports indicate the cartels are associating with white supremacists in the […]

Colombia’s President Warns About California’s Legalized Marijuana Proposal

Tom Ramstack – AHN News Correspondent Bogota, Colombia (AHN) – Colombia’s president is saying that an approval by California voters Nov. 2 of a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana could force nations worldwide to rethink their anti-drug policies. He also said legalized marijuana in California would make the fight against drug cartels tougher throughout Latin […]

Mexican Mayors Seek Refuge in U.S. After Another Assassination

Tom Ramstack – AHN News Correspondent Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico (AHN) – Another murder of a Mexican mayor on Monday is contributing to the security concerns of officials from towns near the U.S. border, who are now seeking refuge in the United States amid the ongoing drug war. The body of Gustavo Sanchez Cervantes, […]

U.S. Lists 20 Countries Involved In Drug Production, Transit

Tejinder Singh – AHN News Correspondent Washington, D.C., United States (AHN) – President Barack Obama on Thursday issued a presidential determination naming 20 nations as major drug transit or drug-producing countries including Pakistan, Afghanistan and India as well. Obama in the statement noted, “I hereby identify the following countries as major drug transit or major […]