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STRATFOR gives A New Way to Think About Mexican Organized Crime

Summary: Stratfor looks at events in our southern partner, whose dynamics we ignore but might have a decisive effect on 21st century America. Trade, crime, immigration — Mexico is a central player in all of these, yet we pay more attention to events in Yemen. 3,359 more words

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Thailand arrests 2 key human trafficking suspects

The Associated Press

BANGKOK: Police in Thailand have arrested two men they say are key figures in a human trafficking ring that lures people to work on fishing boats in Indonesia and sells them to boat owners. 101 more words

Montreal will block development on strip of land in Pierrefonds where owners have links to Mafia

The administration of Mayor Denis Coderre says the city will block development on a strip of land in western Pierrefonds that is co-owned by companies and individuals with links to the Mafia and that cuts through an eco-territory the city says it wants to conserve. 1,018 more words

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Mafia-owned strip in Montreal's Pierrefonds lands raises questions of city's plans for eco-territory

MONTREAL — The city is preparing a plan that has been in the works for a decade to conserve a lush landscape in one of the last large undeveloped natural spaces on Montreal Island. 1,834 more words

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Rival factions in recent Mafia war linked to Pierrefonds property

Enemy or business partner?

Apparently, in Montreal’s underworld these aren’t mutually exclusive categories.

A group of individuals and companies with ownership stakes in a parcel of undeveloped land the city of Montreal tried to buy are linked to opposing factions in a recent Mafia war. 810 more words

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The World of Shig Sato: Ses Fujimori and the yakuza

Yakuza.

In some countries it’s called tong, triad, mafia, la cosa nostra — in Japan it’s yakuza. Organized crime. As an institution, it is a part of the fabric of Japanese life. 442 more words

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Pointe-Claire bar co-owned by alleged head of drug trafficking ring faces liquor board hearings

A Dollard des Ormeaux businessman who is alleged to have been the head of a large-scale cocaine trafficking ring recently busted by police is the owner of a West Island bar that was already in trouble before his arrest. 885 more words

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