Tag: drugs

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:56

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel room. According to police, the bodies of Edward Nathael Holmes ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- May 31, 2019 19:40

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel room. According to police, the bodies of Edward Nathael Holmes ... Read More

Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:25

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of tourism. Sexual exploitation and trafficking of children is widespread in many ... Read More

Chances a tourist swallows a Rat Lungworm on a Hawaii vacation?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019 02:17

Millions of tourists visit Hawaii every year. The Hawaii Tourism Authority remains silent on the fact that 75% of slugs on the Island of Hawaii test positive for Rat Lung ... Read More

Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 02:17

Parts of Brazil are dangerous to visit, among them Belem the capital city of the State of Para. Despite other reports, Vanda's Bar in Para, Brazil was not a place ... Read More

Hudson River takes on another air crash

editor editor- May 15, 2019 20:04

The Hudson River in New York has witnessed another aviation crash – this time a helicopter. The chopper crashed at approximately 2:30 pm today, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in a ... Read More

Treatment and rest in one place: Resorts that help overcome addiction

editor editor- April 17, 2019 19:02

There are millions of people that need treatment for drugs addiction across the world. Many resources are currently available for people that need help to beat their addiction and mental ... Read More

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 17:06

In an attempt to build his long-promised 'border wall' without congressional approval, President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency. Trump is also expected to sign a bill granting limited ... Read More

Malaysian airline cabin crew charged with international drug trafficking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 18:16

A 48-year-old Malaysian airline flight attendant has been charged with smuggling high-grade heroin and ice into Sydney and Melbourne. The man was the second flight attendant arrested at Sydney Airport ... Read More

Cannabis, cocaine, meth: Ibiza tourist tests positive for every drug possible

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 17:20

One drug-loving tourist diver turned out to be too much even for the Spanish party island of Ibiza. Amphetamines, Cannabis, cocaine, methamphetamines and opioids were all detected in the 31-year-old’s ... Read More

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:16

The CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Deepak Raj Joshi is a proud man, Shradha Shrestha, the woman responsible for brand promotion is a proud woman together with the ... Read More

Hannover Airport on lockdown, flights suspended after car-ramming attack

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 29, 2018 19:47

Germany's Hannover Airport has been shut down by German police, who were sweeping security areas after a man rammed through a gate in a vehicle and drove on the tarmac, ... Read More

Canadian Minister Garneau introduces new fatigue regulations to make air travel safer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 10:16

Canadians, visitors and business travellers deserve and rely on fit and well-rested flight crews to move them across Canada and around the world. Transport Canada recognizes that fatigue must be ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Report: Amtrak dangerously overlooking drug and alcohol use by employees

editor editor- October 1, 2012 08:43

A new report blasts Amtrak, the nation's largest passenger rail carrier, for dangerously overlooking drug and alcohol use by its employees. Read More

TSA screeners busted for drug trafficking

editor editor- April 28, 2012 08:22

Two current and two former TSA employees have been arrested in an alleged drug and bribery scheme by screeners who allowed large shipments of narcotics to pass through security at ... Read More

Netherlands: This is it, no more dope for foreigners!

editor editor- November 16, 2011 08:33

Foreign visitors will be banned from cannabis-selling coffee shops in southern Netherlands from January 1 to combat anti-social behaviour among tourists. Read More

Tourism and drug trafficking booming in Bali

editor editor- September 19, 2011 07:28

Bali has become a haven for international drug gangs lured by ever-growing throngs of tourists, island officials have warned. Read More

UN welcomes pact to improve access of patented AIDS drugs in poor countries

editor editor- July 13, 2011 03:46

The United Nations agency mandated to spearhead the global response to HIV/AIDS today welcomed the new license agreement between the Medicines Patent Pool and the pharmaceutical company Gilead Science Read More

UN concerned over high level of violence in Mexico

editor editor- July 12, 2011 04:46

The United Nations human rights chief has voiced concern over escalating violence in some parts of Mexico, saying organized crime and brutality could undermine the State and threaten the people''s ... Read More

Dutch government: No more dope for tourists

editor editor- May 28, 2011 04:45

The government of the Netherlands on Friday said it would start banning visitors from buying cannabis from "coffee shops". Read More

UN: Cocaine use continues to surge in Europe

editor editor- May 11, 2011 04:15

Cocaine use continues to surge in Europe, the top United Nations anti-drugs official warned today, outlining what he called “the dramatic evolution of the international market” for the drug in ... Read More

UN official: Global drug control strategy needs rethinking

editor editor- March 24, 2011 02:33

A top United Nations official today called on countries to rethink the global strategy on drug control in light of the diverse and complex challenges that drugs pose for public ... Read More

Cruise passenger arrested for dealing drugs out of his cabin

editor editor- February 15, 2011 05:45

A cruise passenger's trip came to an abrupt end when authorities allegedly found narcotics and about $51,000 in cash in his cabin. Read More

Drug tourists drive up crime rate in Dutch border town

editor editor- August 19, 2010 02:32

MAASTRICHT, Netherlands - Officials in the Dutch border town of Maastricht say they are hopeful the European Court of Justice will allow them to ban the sale of marijuana to ... Read More

Tourist arrested, held in custody for 5 days after Australian officials mistake tea for drugs

editor editor- March 19, 2010 05:15

MELBOURNE, Australia — A Filipino tourist was cleared of wrongdoing Thursday after spending five days in custody after Australian officials mistook packets of tea for amphetamines. Read More

Golden Triangle warlords swap guns, drugs for tourism

editor editor- December 17, 2009 07:50

The jungle-swathed ridges of Southeast Asia’s Golden Triangle divide two worlds. Read More

Mexico border city groups call for UN peacekeepers

editor editor- November 13, 2009 04:04

MEXICO CITY – Business groups in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez said Wednesday they are calling for United Nations peacekeepers to quell the drug-related violence that has given ... Read More

Dutch ministers: Cannabis-selling coffee shops should not be tourist attractions

editor editor- September 11, 2009 02:30

The Dutch government wants to maintain its tolerant policy towards cannabis and keep so-called coffee shops open, but they should no longer be tourist attractions, Dutch ministers wrote in a ... Read More

2 Korean tourists face drug raps

editor editor- May 18, 2009 05:25

MANILA, Philippines — Prosecutors have charged two South Korea tourists before the Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) for allegedly illegally possessing banned drugs. Read More

SAA crew arrested in London, grilled on arrival in South Africa

editor editor- February 19, 2009 03:42

JOHANNESBURG — Twelve crew members of a South African Airways (SAA) plane arrested with a drugs haul at London's Heathrow airport are being questioned by security officials after returning home, ... Read More

R.O.A.R.: Return to Baja California

editor editor- December 19, 2008 09:38

I live in northern Baja California, Mexico, that is ironically living a death by media. Read More

Baja California still safe for tourists, travel club exec says

editor editor- November 26, 2008 04:55

Surfers, fishermen, hunters, golfers or anyone else monitoring the high level of drug-related violence in northern Baja California must be wondering what I'm wondering: When will cartel members, who a Read More

Netherlands: Drug tourism could go up in smoke

editor editor- October 30, 2008 03:25

Municipal officials in the Netherlands are taking another crack at stopping drug tourists flooding into their country to take advantage of the country's soft drugs policy. Read More

Goa targets drink, drugs as new tourist season starts

editor editor- October 6, 2008 04:20

Panaji, India — The Indian resort state of Goa is getting tough on drink, drugs and loud music as the new tourist season starts, to restore its tarnished reputation after ... Read More

Hit men kill 13 in Mexico tourist town

editor editor- August 19, 2008 02:32

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico - Suspected drug hit men opened fire on a family gathering at a tourist town in northern Mexico killing 13 people including a baby. Read More