Senator: Cartels control nearly half of Mexico

Senator: Cartels control nearly half of Mexico

by WorldTribune Staff, January 31, 2018 Drug cartels are close to controlling as much territory in Mexico as Islamic State (ISIS) did at its height in Syria, according to a U.S. senator who recently visited Mexico. “Forty to 45 percent of Mexico is ungoverned or run by the cartels,” Sen. James Lankford, Oklahoma Republican, told […]

Meanwhile, in Mexico, the murder rate set records but compared to Venezuela it’s a safe haven

Meanwhile, in Mexico, the murder rate set records but compared to Venezuela it’s a safe haven

Special to WorldTribune.com By Allan Wall The arrival of a new year is accompanied by new murder statistics from the previous year in Mexico. It is a grisly tally, to be sure. One can always hope it will be lower than the previous year. Sadly, that didn’t occur this past year. As reported by CNN, […]

‘El Chapo’ to NYC jurors: No worries; I will not kill you

‘El Chapo’ to NYC jurors: No worries; I will not kill you

by WorldTribune Staff, January 25, 2018 Attorneys for legendary drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán said there is no need to keep jurors in his federal trial anonymous and under armed guard. Why? El Chapo has vowed not to have them killed. Special protection “sends the message to each juror that he or she needs […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

Here comes the wall: Trump rolls out prototypes for testing

Here comes the wall: Trump rolls out prototypes for testing

by WorldTribune Staff, October 20, 2017 Five of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump’s border wall have been completed. The president shared a montage of construction work footage on Twitter. The Department of Homeland Security said it will being to test the designs next week to determine which ones best prevent illegal aliens from entering […]

President reveals his ‘great love’, but what of the forgotten Americans who elected him?

President reveals his ‘great love’, but what of the forgotten Americans who elected him?

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner President Trump may have just committed political suicide. He announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, also known as DACA, will be rescinded, but only after a six-month delay. The reason: Trump wants to give Congress the opportunity to pass a legislative amnesty for the so-called “Dreamers.” This […]

Pyongyang calls on Latin American nations to reject U.S. call for severing ties

Pyongyang calls on Latin American nations to reject U.S. call for severing ties

by WorldTribune Staff, August 21, 2017 Latin American nations should not fall prey to the U.S.’s “coercive behavior” and should reject calls for them to sever relations with North Korea, a spokesperson for the North’s Foreign Ministry said. Pyongyang said U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s move to openly press Chile, Brazil, Mexico and Peru to […]

Venezuela’s upheaval making waves as far North as Mexico

Venezuela’s upheaval making waves as far North as Mexico

Special to WorldTribune.com By Allan Wall Venezuela, in South America, is a beautiful country and rich in natural resources, possessing the world’s largest known oil reserves. For many years it was a stable country, but the past several decades have brought it to disaster. The economy is in shambles, with a drastic shortage of consumer […]

Homeland Security to begin building border wall prototypes this summer

Homeland Security to begin building border wall prototypes this summer

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2017 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said it will build four to eight border wall prototypes this summer in San Diego. Ronald Vitiello, acting deputy commissioner at Customs and Border Protection, said the prototypes will be used to evaluate what kind of barrier is most effective in combating drug […]