Colombia and cocaine in the international context: distortions and punitive populism

Ricardo Vargas M |Sociologist with an M.Sc. and a Ph.D. of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia Faculty of Human Sciences. What do the figures of cocaine production that have raised red flags on the situation of narcotrafficking in Colombia mean? How to interpret the measures taken by the administration? Three data of the recent report Read more about Colombia and cocaine in the international context: distortions and punitive populism[…]

Bulgarian Journalist Viktoria Marinova Violently Murdered

Bulgarian authorities say that murdered journalist Viktoria Marinova, 30, was raped and beaten before her body was found in a park in the city of Ruse on Saturday (6th October). The murder of the TV host and director for the regional television network TVN.bg drew international condemnation. Local media reported that Marinova was jogging in Read more about Bulgarian Journalist Viktoria Marinova Violently Murdered[…]

Europol’s latest report on cybercrime

On September the 18th, Europol introduced the 2018 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA), which is the fifth edition of the report. The IOCTA provides an assessment of emerging cyber threats and key developments in the field of cyberbrime, including payment fraud and online child sexual exploitation. This year, the report also decribes some legislative Read more about Europol’s latest report on cybercrime[…]

60 TONS OF SPECIAL WASTE DIRECTED TO BURKINA FASO SEIZED AT SALERNO

On September 14, the ‘Guardia di Finanzia’ (‘Guard of Finances’, an Italian law enforcement agency), has seized 60 ton of special waste that was directed to Burkina Faso, stored in seven containers. The financers have recovered tires, compressors loaded with gas, car batteries and trucks, and numerous photovoltaic panels. The material was accompanied by a Read more about 60 TONS OF SPECIAL WASTE DIRECTED TO BURKINA FASO SEIZED AT SALERNO[…]