Former cartel member tells El Chapo’s trial of widespread bribery

November 15, 2018

A former Mexican cartel member who is giving evidence for the US government at the trial of notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has detailed how the Sinaloa cartel paid bribes, preferably in US dollars, to high-ranking police and other officials to protect its operation.


US immigration officials move to restrict asylum at border

November 9, 2018

The Trump administration has said it will deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, invoking extraordinary presidential national security powers to tighten the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States.