Illegal Immigration Causes Dinghy Cost to Rise in Africa

In the middle of 2013, criminal justice officials in Spain and other countries in Europe have reported an increase in migrants attempting to be smuggled into EU territory. Most of the migrants are departing from Morocco, where the distance to cross over the ocean is just 9 miles to reach the coast of Spain. Due… Continue reading Illegal Immigration Causes Dinghy Cost to Rise in Africa

Cannabis Resin Seizures in Algeria

Between January and June 2013, security officials in Algeria seized 78 tons of cannabis resin in the country. The amount seized was higher than the 71 tons of marijuana that was seized during the first half of 2012. Most of the cannabis products that enter Algeria is trafficked from neighboring Morocco. Source:  Lamine Chikhi, “Algeria… Continue reading Cannabis Resin Seizures in Algeria