General Hugo Carvajal was accused of narco-terrorism. His legal team is currently working to prove that the witnesses against him lied to obtain legal benefits, according to interviews and court records. Regardless of the outcome, this case will have far-reaching implications.
“We don’t know the full scale of fraud yet, and it’s important to note that money is still being spent. But our members have hundreds of ongoing audits and investigations,” said Robert A. Westbrooks, director of the federal Pandemic Response Accountability Committee.
A variety of topics of national interest were covered in 2022, including gun violence, Governor Ron DeSantis's pro-gun policies, inflation, immigration, the Ukraine war, the labor market, recycling, drug trafficking, and money laundering.
Despite a growing Muslim population in the Chicago area, few public schools offer students halal food options.
In the eyes of the world, a dictator in complete control of the world's second-largest economy encourages current and emerging authoritarian regimes to maintain official repression to retain power.
While most of Cellebrite’s devices that are for resale are not new-gen, such practice demonstrates the vulnerabilities, insofar as repressive governments access the product and licensing upgrades through third parties for a few dollars, found an investigation by Itempnews. There are no limits for Venezuela, Cuba, or China to also buy this technology.
Russian diplomats in Venezuela collected ample information about nongovernmental organizations that receive foreign funds and they also provided advice to the Venezuelan regime amidst a crusade to silence opposition groups, according to the findings of an investigation
The winning piece focused on Miami-Dade’s cardboard collectors, who earn their living by breaking down each piece of cardboard by hand, with no guaranteed income or labor protections.
Initially, it was thought that a portable burner caused the flames on the day of the accident. The firefighters did not confirm this hypothesis, but it wasn’t ruled out either. Another report estimated $1 million in property damage.
Invisible but essential to the global recycling industry, the cardboard collectors of Miami-Dade earn a living by breaking down each piece of cardboard by hand, with no guaranteed income or labor protections.