- BULGARIA / RUSSIA : Moscow Hits Sofia With $1.3 Billion Claim For Failed Nuke.
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- UKRAINE : 27 April UPDATE: Barbie Doll Looking Model...Defends Appearance.
- COLOMBIA : Top Pop Singer Shakira...Sued By Ex-Novio...For $100 Million.
- MEXICO / USA : Wanted Narco Billionaire's 'Daughter' Arrested In San Diego.
- USA / SOCIAL MEDIA / GUN CULTURE: Santa Leaves Heat As Xmas Treats.
- MEXICO : Gulfo Narco Boss 'El Coss' Caught In Tampico; Arrested Pozos Gonzalez Proud Of Golden AK-47.
- RUSSIA / CHECHNYA/ FRANCE : Actor Depardieu Parties With Dictator Kadyrov.
- MEXICO / USA: Despite Violence, Border Factories Bloom.
- MEXICO: The Growing Number Of Narco Women.
22 December 2011
MEXICO: 23 Dec. UPDATE : 16 Dead In Veracruz State After Governor Fires Entire Veracruz City Police Dept.
Just a day after the governor of Veracruz fired the entire police force in the city of Veracruz...at least 16 people were killed in narco violence in the state...in Tampico...and El Higo...where men ambushed 3 buses...and killed 7 passengers.
It was a drastic move to root out Veracruz corruption...to dismiss 800 police and 300 office workers.
The navy and state police will take-over their duties.
An official said :" The fired officers can apply to the new force but will face tougher standards."
TO READ: AP: Training new police will take 10 months...in this important port city of 700,000.