September 23, 2019

Two NZ drug smugglers arrested in Japan

Two New Zealanders have been arrested at Narita airport in Japan for allegedly trafficking the drug Methamphetamine. A 26-year-old man and 25-year-old woman travelled to Tokyo on the 17th May on a Thai airways flight from Bangkok, Thailand. They were arrested after 1-2 kilograms of drugs were found … [Read more...]

“Flights of death” arrests in Argentina

Authorities in Argentina have arrested three former policemen in connection with the "flights of death" during military rule in the 1970's. The men are accused of being part of the crew when French nun Leonie Duquet and human rights activist Azucena Villaflor were thrown from a plane in 1977. … [Read more...]

Argentina commuters burn trains to protest delays

Train passengers in Argentina furious about delays to their journeys have snapped and set fire to three commuter trains near Buenos Aires. Firefighters and police were called in to deal with major disturbances at three railway stations. The trouble started during the Monday morning rush hour … [Read more...]