U.S. border patrol seizes, in record bust, enough fentanyl to kill 115 million people

U.S. border patrol seizes, in record bust, enough fentanyl to kill 115 million people

by WorldTribune Staff, February 1, 2019 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced on Jan. 31 that its officers had seized 254 pounds of fentanyl in Nogales/Mariposa port of entry in Arizona. The amount discovered in what was the largest fentanyl seizure ever recorded was enough to kill 115 million people, according to investigators in […]

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 […]

Congressional probe finds opioids are being shipped from China through USPS

Congressional probe finds opioids are being shipped from China through USPS

by WorldTribune Staff, January 25, 2018 Addictive opioids can readily be ordered from China and shipped to America via the United States Postal Service (USPS), lawmakers say. The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations said that its investigators found through Google searches “hundreds of pages offering to sell” opioids, including highly-addictive fentanyl. The committee’s chariman, Ohio […]