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Suspected Colombian Rebels Set Fire to Oil Tank

Posted August 8th, 2011 at 3:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Military officials in Colombia say that around 30 suspected FARC rebels have set fire to an oil reservoir owned by Canada’s Alange Energy Corporation. Reports Monday said the rebels set crude explosives to start the fire at the facility, located in the town of Tibu, in Colombia’s Norte de Santander state. Emergency workers later extinguished […]

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Police in Mexico Seize Armored Drug Trucks

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 9:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Mexico have seized two homemade armored freight trucks believed to be altered for local drug cartels during a raid and shootout in a warehouse in the northern state of Tamaulipas. Two suspected drug traffickers were killed during the raid in the town of Camargo. Authorities say the tanks – dubbed “monster trucks” by […]

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