Latest Salvatore Mancuso Stories

2010-06-09 14:21:00

WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three men, a father and two sons, were sentenced to prison today in federal court in Syracuse, N.Y., for multiple violations of asbestos-related environmental laws, announced Ignacia S. Moreno, Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department's Environment and Natural Resource Division, and Richard S. Hartunian, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York. Paul Mancuso was sentenced to 78 months in prison, three years of probation...

2006-08-16 14:37:53

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian police on Wednesday jailed the country's top right-wing paramilitary commanders two days after President Alvaro Uribe threatened to extradite them if they did not live up to a peace deal. The move was intended to help end Colombia's four-decade-old guerrilla war and ensure continued support from the United States, which has given the country billions of dollars in aid. Up to now, the heads of the far right United Self-Defense...

2006-05-19 14:23:11

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Leaders of Colombia's illegal right-wing paramilitaries said on Friday peace talks with the government have been derailed by a court decision saying some of them must serve full prison terms. The Constitutional Court on Thursday threw out parts of last year's Justice and Peace law, saying that militia members who turn in their guns will serve no more than eight years for crimes such as drug smuggling, massacre, rape and torture. The...

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The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin