Tag: War On Drugs
End drugs prohibition era, says police chief
A senior UK police officer has called for all drug use to be decriminalised, saying that ‘villains’ are the only people who benefit from current policies. Is it time to end the ‘war on drugs’?
Sadistic drug kingpin caught by Mexican marines
Mexico is being torn apart by bloody battles between gangs funded by the global cocaine trade. This week one of the most notorious bosses has been captured – but will it make a difference?
Cocaine wars fuel brutal gangs in Honduras
In Central America murder rates are rocketing, fuelled by Mexican cartels and the drug trade from Columbia to the USA. A UN report suggests that governments are losing control.
Colombian president calls for drug policy rethink
No country has suffered more than Colombia because of drugs. Now, in a remarkable interview, Colombia's president has openly discussed the possibility of drug legalisation.
Hacker collective swears revenge on drugs gang
Notorious 'hacktivists' Anonymous have declared war on Los Zetas, Mexico's most murderous drugs cartel. Some experts say the heavily armed gangsters have reason to be afraid.