Uruguay seizes record amount of cocaine

World / Crime & Legal Dec 28, 2019

Uruguay seizes record amount of cocaine

Uruguayan authorities have opened an investigation into a record cocaine seizure described as "the biggest blow to drug trafficking in the country's history," the navy said on Friday. The navy seized four soy flour containers packed with bags of cocaine at Montevideo's port. An inventory of ...

Mexican police chief arrested over massacre of Mormons

World / Crime & Legal Dec 28, 2019

Mexican police chief arrested over massacre of Mormons

Mexican authorities have arrested a municipal police chief for his suspected links to the killing of three women and six children of U.S.-Mexican origin in northern Mexico last month, local media and an official said on Friday. Suspected drug cartel hit men shot dead the ...

'Let it snow': Walmart yanks Christmas cocaine sweater

Business Dec 11, 2019

'Let it snow': Walmart yanks Christmas cocaine sweater

It wasn't the type of white powder that makes Christmas complete — American retail giant Walmart has withdrawn a festive sweater that celebrates cocaine. The sweater depicts Santa Claus with straw in hand, and three white lines laid out on a table before him. "Let it ...