homicides

16 members of a family slaughtered in Honduras


September 21st, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Sixteen members of an extended family were killed Thursday in a remote area of the eastern Honduran province of Olancho, a relative of the victims said.The ... Read more...

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Puerto Rico Mayor camps out to prove that the streets are safe


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Puerto Rico, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jorge Santini, the mayor of Puerto Rico said on Thursday that he and his family are going to be spending several nights on a bus in ... Read more...

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Pickpocketing on rise, killing on decline in Britain


July 20th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Britain is witnessing a rise in pickpocketing and stealing incidents whereas killings have fallen to a 30-year-low, The Sun reported Friday.According to the Crime Survey for ... Read more...

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Prison warden slain in Guatemala


July 20th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, July 20 (IANS/EFE) The warden of a maximum-security prison that holds some of Guatemala's most dangerous criminals was gunned down on the streets of this capital, authorities said ... Read more...

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Violence causes over 25 percent of teen deaths in Brazil


July 19th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, July 19 (IANS/EFE) Violent incidents - including accidents and suicides - accounted for over 25 percent of adolescent deaths in Brazil in 2010, a nearly fourfold increase since 1980, ... Read more...

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Crime statistics won’t be fudged: Puerto Rico top cop


May 17th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, May 17 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rico's police chief pledged Wednesday to crack down on the doctoring of crime figures on the island, a day after media reports about a ... Read more...

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Argentina destroys 11,000 firearms


May 7th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 7 (IANS/EFE) Nearly 11,000 firearms surrendered by their owners were destroyed by the government as part of a programme to reduce the number of weapons in Argentina, ... Read more...

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Radio programme in Puerto Rico will only report good news


April 26th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, April 26 (IANS/EFE) A radio programme in Puerto Rico will report only good news starting May 1.The host of "Noticias OK", Yalitza Navedo Roman, said Wednesday in a ... Read more...

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TV personality slain in Honduras


April 24th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, April 24 (IANS/EFE) Television personality Noel Valladares and his two companions were gunned down Monday in Tegucigalpa, Honduran police said.A fourth person was wounded in the attack, police inspector ... Read more...

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13 shot dead inside bar in Mexico


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), April 22 (IANS/EFE) At least 13 people were gunned down and four wounded in an attack by suspected cartel gunmen at a bar in the northern Mexican ... Read more...

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Brazil killers ate flesh, sold ‘dish’ to neighbours


April 14th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 14 (IANS/EFE) Three people accused of killing at least three women in the northeastern Brazilian state of Pernambuco said they ate some of their victims' flesh ... Read more...

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Deaths of U.S. Coast Guard members at Alaska base likely homicides


April 14th, 2012 - 3:40 am ICT by BNO News
KODIAK ISLAND, ALASKA (BNO NEWS) -- The shooting deaths of two U.S. Coast Guard members at a communications station on Kodiak Island off Alaska are likely the result of a double homicide ... Read more...

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Crime erupts in Brazilian city as cops go on strike


February 5th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian city of Salvador registered a total of 29 homicides over a 30-hour span, amid a crime wave caused by a police strike, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Priest gunned down in Guatemala


January 28th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Jan 28 (IANS/EFE) A Catholic priest in the southeastern Guatemalan province of Santa Rosa was fatally shot Friday after a road accident, authorities said.The Rev. David Donis died ... Read more...

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Mexico home to five of world’s 10 deadliest cities


January 15th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 15 (IANS/EFE) Five of the world's 10 deadliest cities in 2011 are in Mexico, a report has said.A Honduras metropolis, San Pedro Sula, topped the list with ... Read more...

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58 gays, lesbians slain this year in Honduras


December 15th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) Dozens of members of Honduras' gay and lesbian community gathered outside the Attorney General's Office in this capital to protest the slayings of 58 gays and ... Read more...

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Five die in Colombian bar attack


September 27th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 27 (IANS/EFE) Five people were killed and six wounded when gunmen attacked a bar in the Caribbean coastal community of San Antero, Colombian authorities said Monday.The slaughter took ... Read more...

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Vanessa Hudgens to star in serial killer movie


September 13th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vanessa Hudgens has penned a deal to appear in the serial killer movie “Frozen Ground.” The movie follows the life of the Alaskan man who murdered several ... Read more...

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Six mutilated bodies found in Mexico


September 12th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) The mutilated bodies of six people, including two women, were found in a Mexican city, prosecutors said.The incident took place in Ciudad Madera, a ... Read more...

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Murders up 145 percent in Mexico over five years


July 30th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities documented 24,374 homicides in 2010, up 23 percent from the previous year and an increase of 145 percent compared with 2005.The state of ... Read more...

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Puerto Rico mulls curfew in response to crime wave


May 21st, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, May 21 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rico may need to impose a curfew in the face of an ongoing surge in violent crime, a senior police officer said Friday.The idea ... Read more...

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Mexican city fires 400 cops


May 20th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), May 20 (IANS/EFE) Some 400 police officers in this Mexican city have been dismissed since last October on suspicion they had ties to organised crime, Mayor Hector ... Read more...

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Violence leaves 8,500 orphans in Mexican border city


February 25th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez, Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) Over 7,000 killings in Ciudad Juarez in Mexico, bordering America's Texas state, in the past three years have left nearly 8,500 children orphaned, a senior state official ... Read more...

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Former lawmaker shot dead in Guatemala mall


January 20th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Jan 20 (IANS/EFE) Former lawmaker Edgar Almengor Perez was slain Wednesday inside a shopping mall in the Guatemalan capital, authorities said."It appears to be a direct attack because the shots ... Read more...

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Treat farmer suicides as murders, demands Vidarbha outfit


December 29th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 29 (IANS) Treat suicides of Vidarbha cotton farmers as murder cases, farmers and farm widows demanded Wednesday as they took out a 5,000-strong rally in Pandharkawada town of Yavatmal district ... Read more...

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300 women killed in 2010 in Mexican border city


December 26th, 2010 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez, Dec 26 (IANS/EFE) The number of women killed in 2010 in Mexico's northern border city of Ciudad Juarez has risen to 300, official figures show.The tally was based on figures ... Read more...

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Mexican judge hands down country’s first life sentence


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Dec 23 (IANS/EFE) A judge in the northern state of Chihuahua imposed Mexico's first sentence of life in prison, the state Attorney General's Office said.Alfredo Cruz Guzman, 18, found ... Read more...

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Extortionists torch school in Mexican border city


December 7th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Dec 7 (IANS/EFE) Extortionists set fire to a school in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez after the institute's owners reportedly refused to pay protection money, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Woman police chief slain in Mexico


November 30th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Chihuahua (Mexico), Nov 30 (IANS/EFE) The woman leading the police department in the northern Mexican town of Meoqui was shot dead while driving to work, authorities said.Hermila Garcia was named last month ... Read more...

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5,000 Mexican families flee amid violence


November 27th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 27 (IANS/EFE) Over 5,000 families have fled Mexico's Ciudad Juarez city on the border with the US in the last six months amid intensifying drug-related violence, officials said.More than ... Read more...

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Dexter Comes Across A Mysterious Woman In “Dexter” Season 5 Episode 4


October 18th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Dexter" season 5 episode 4 was aired on Showtime last night and the twists and turns of the episode kept the audience riveted to their seats ... Read more...

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3 men gunned down at Mexican hospital


October 13th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Oct 13 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen murdered three men at a hospital in Ciudad Juarez, the most violent city in Mexico, police said.The killings occurred just after midnight Sunday at a ... Read more...

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19 gunmen killed in clash with Mexican soldiers


September 16th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Sep 16 (IANS/EFE) Nineteen suspected cartel gunmen were killed in a clash with the military in Mexico's northeastern state of Nuevo Leon, officials said. The incident took place late Wednesday ... Read more...

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Over 2,000 killed in Mexican border city in 2010


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Sep 2 (IANS/EFE) Over 2,000 people were killed in gang wars in 2010 in Mexico's "murder capital" of Ciudad Juarez on the border with the US, reveal official figures.A total ... Read more...

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US police follow leads to nab Hyderabad student’s killers


July 14th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 14 (IANS) US police are trying to enhance the security video and following all leads to find the killers of an Indian student from Hyderabad gunned down in ... Read more...

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