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World News, Top News, Mediterranean, Smuggling, Migrants, Human Trafficking, EU, Italy, UN Security Council, Frontex, Shipwrecks, Dimitris Avramopoulos

EU Declares War On People Smugglers, Commissioner Says

The EU finally shores up some responsibility by declaring a “war” against the shady migrant smuggling business in the Mediterranean.

May 21, 2015
Diamonds, Smuggling, Central African Republic, Sectarian Violence, Civil War, World News, International Bans, Kimberley Process

Smugglers Defy Conflict-Diamonds Ban In Central African Republic

Contraband diamonds are smuggled out of the war-torn Central African Republic, flouting international bans.

March 25, 2015

Migrant Smuggling On High Seas Bring New Players Into An Old Game

By Alfonso Chardy, El Nuevo Herald MIAMI — After spotting a disabled pleasure boat with five people aboard drifting 21 miles east of Miami, a Good Samaritan contacted the U.S. Coast Guard. The five men aboard did have mechanical trouble that mid-April morning, but they did not want any assistance from the Coast Guard. Turns out, […]

May 27, 2014