Latest Smuggling Stories

2009-08-10 11:33:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 17 members of the US State Department's Washington Foreign Press Center brought 10 foreign journalists to The Council on Alcohol and Drugs, a drug prevention agency in Atlanta.

2009-07-16 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shared Hope International will release a groundbreaking report on child sex trafficking in the United States at the Congressional Human Trafficking Briefing on Capitol Hill hosted by the Human Trafficking Caucus and Victims' Rights Caucus led by Congressman Poe (TX) and Congressman Smith (NJ), long-time advocates for victims protections.

2009-07-16 05:00:00

Hidden Cameras on the Arizona BorderWASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wildlife populations are increasingly threatened by illegal immigration and the alien smugglers who are cutting paths through federally protected lands.

2009-06-03 07:30:00

LAS VEGAS, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 12, Shared Hope International will launch its End Demand: Kids Are Not for Sale National awareness campaign with a rally and candlelight vigil in Las Vegas.

2009-05-15 15:06:56

Authorities in Houston said a teenager smuggled into the country from Guatemala was found dead by family members arriving to greet him. Police said the family members received a phone call at about 3 p.m.

2009-04-01 17:57:00


2009-03-06 11:07:46

A pregnant woman was carrying 73 bags of heroin hidden in her waistband when she and a companion were pulled over in Delaware, police allege. Police said Shawnett Backus, 31, was arrested Wednesday after a routine traffic stop near Wilmington led to the alleged discovery of six bags of heroin between the seats of the vehicle in which she was a passenger, The (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal reported Thursday. A police officer searched the vehicle after the vehicle's driver, Jeron Johnson, 27,...

2008-10-18 21:00:02

Nevada officials discontinued an Amber Alert on Saturday for a Las Vegas boy allegedly kidnapped by drug dealers because his grandfather owes them money. Sgt.

2008-09-22 08:15:00

Text of report by independent German news agency ddp Cologne - Within the framework of the so far largest operation against money smuggling, German customs officers confiscated in one week 5.5 million euros that were to be smuggled abroad.

2008-09-11 12:00:33

By Gemma Fraser, THE city's education leader has promised to look again at closing a city primary school by Christmas. At a heated public meeting at Bonnington Primary, parents appealed to education bosses to keep the school open until the end of the school year at least.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.