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Celebration of Words
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Celebration of Words

London’s annual Literature Festival will be taking place at The Southbank Centre from 30th June to 14th July. It will give spectators the opportunity to emerse themselves in a world of new books and participate in discussions and workshops with artists, writers and philosophers. Once again London will see the […]

Mexico captures head of ‘La Familia’
Latin America

Mexico captures head of ‘La Familia’

Authorities – without confrontation or casualities – apprehended José de Jesús Méndez Vargas, the alleged head of this Cartel. The Mexican government has secured another victory against organized crime in the west of the country after they bagged the alleged leader of the pseudo-Christian La Familia Cartel without a shot […]

Drug violence in Latin America
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Drug violence in Latin America

The growth in the trafficking of drugs, arms and people, with frequent and lethal violent episodes, are seriously affecting most of the countries in the region. This happens despite having spent millions on security measures against organised crime. María Julia Mayoral A study by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) […]