Time to swap fleecing people for farming chickens A YEAR ago El Salvador was second only to Honduras in the UN’s global murder rankings. The first two months of 2012 brought nearly 14 killings a day—seven times more than in Britain, which has ten times El Salvador’s 6.3m population. But last year the murder rate fell by more than half, when the country’s two biggest maras...
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A central Illinois police chief has put two street gangs on notice.Click to Continue »
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Prevention and intervention among topics at free meeting. Childcare will be provided.
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As coffee-leaf rust sweeps through Central America and Mexico, Colombian farmers are just beginning to emerge from their own battle with the blight. But will the lessons they’ve learned also be useful in Central America?
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For those of us living in the relatively quiet small towns and neighborhoods of rural America, it’s easy to think of street gangs as a problem confined to big cities — or, at least, cities or towns bigger than the one we call home.
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President Barack Obama has concluded a trip to Central America by promising to help Mexico fight its deadly drugs gangs, and to enhance the trade between the two countries.
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Martin Scorsese is collaborating with Miramax to develop Gangs of New York into a TV series about the birth of organised crime in America.
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It's been eleven years since Gangs of New York — why not reframe it as a TV show? A new series adaptation being developed by Martin Scorsese and Miramax will aim beyond NYC, also depicting the 1800s gang lore of cities like Chicago and New Orleans. "This time and era of America’s history and heritage ... More »
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On Wednesday, April 3, it was announced that a drug bust produced 100 arrested members of criminal gangs. The gangs were involved with trafficking in drugs like heroin and cocaine from the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico into America...
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Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis is hosting a Luzerne County Crime Watch Coalition meeting Wednesday. The meeting, being held at Coughlin High School, 80 N. Washington St., will focus on gang awareness. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. an
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