Law Enforcement

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 08:25
According to this article from El Periodico, Reyes was expelled from El Salvador after completing a ten-year prison sentence for his involvement in the murder of 237 people.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 07:39
At least 1,000 prison guards will go on strike Thursday to protest crowded conditions and lay-offs, and to improve work contracts in Colombia’s prison system.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 07:32
In an effort to tackle widespread overcrowding in the prison system, the government announced a US$420 million investment to build new facilities but campaigners say more needs to be done to improve conditions and aid rehabilitation of inmates.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 07:27
El ministro de Defensa, Almirante Sigfrido Pared Pérez, informó ayer de la ejecución de medidas especiales de control y vigilancia en la frontera con Haití para frustrar cualquier intento de entrada a territorio dominicano de cuando menos 329 presos que escaparon de la principal prisión haitiana.
Monday, August 11, 2014 - 08:00
An armed gang attacks a jail that held more than 800 inmates in Haiti, freeing an unconfirmed number of prisoners.
Friday, August 8, 2014 - 08:24
The President announced the Security Governance Initiative (SGI), a new joint endeavor between the United States and six African partners that offers a comprehensive approach to improving security sector governance and capacity to address threats.
Friday, August 8, 2014 - 06:06
On August 5, the U.S. Special Representative for Somalia, James P. McAnulty and Deputy Assistant Secretary Todd Robinson, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs participated in a signing ceremony with Somali Finance Minister Hussein Abdi Halane at the U.S. Department of State.
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 06:23
South Africa has recently passed legislation, the Prevention of Torture Act 2013, yet in our democratic, non-racial, non-sexist South Africa, torture continues.
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 06:01
West Africa has become a major drugs route but a new approach can stop it being scarred by the carnage elsewhere.
Friday, June 6, 2014 - 07:32
Six reportedly killed after 301 prisoners escaped from jail in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.