The Scope of Hate in 2016

The F.B.I. hasn’t released hate crime data for 2016 yet, but in November it reported a total of 5,850 hate crimes in 2015, up from 5,479 in 2014.

US gun control laws and Mexico's criminal violence

Mexico's foreign minister has blamed lax US gun control laws for the flood of illegal weapons into the country, in an unusually frank assessment of the impact of US domestic policy on violence and organized crime in Mexico.

In El Salvador the gangs cost 16% of GDP

The country’s gangs specialise in extortion. But they may be branching out. Salvadoreans pay $756m a year, about 3% of GDP, to gangs, according to a study by the country’s central bank and the UN Development Programme.

Super Tuesday II: The sequel didn't disappoint.

Primaries' results in 5 states left Clinton and Trump closer to their party's nomination, GOP candidates reduced to three after Rubio's Florida loss and Sanders campaign keeps hoping to "defy expectations"

World considers a Trump presidency, and many shudder

After the fog of Super Tuesday was lifted, many were coming tu grips whit the possibility that Trump might well be the  next American president, a thought that aroused widespread befuddlement and a good deal of horror.

U.S., Cuba discuss human trafficking

Representatives of the U.S. government and Cuba met this week in Miami to exchange information on how to combat people trafficking and prevent fraud, U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby announced Friday.