Crime gangs prey on businesses amid unrest

Crime gangs prey on businesses amid unrest

Restaurant staff watch as riot police conduct a dispersal operation during the demonstrations. Aidan Marzo | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images The Hong Kong seller of luxury watches looked on in horror as masked men wielding the biggest sledgehammer he’d ever seen smashed through the door of a neighboring watch store, held a … Read more…

Mexico – When violence becomes terrorism

The government has no strategy against drug cartels, anesthetized society in the face of escalating violence. The border to terrorism has long since passed in Mexico, says Anabel Hernández.   On October 17, 2019, a gang from the Sinaloa cartel in Culiacán brought the government to its knees. Mexico has three problems: (1) the drug war … Read more…