Investigators Observe Ill Fates for Foreign Brides Trafficked to China

Sold by her family as a bride to a Chinese man, Samiya David spent only two months in China. When she returned to Pakistan, the once robust woman was nearly unrecognizable: malnourished, too weak to walk, her speech confused and disjointed.

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Honduran Ex-Congressman Convicted of Cocaine-Trafficking Scheme

Only two days into their deliberations, a federal jury in New York reached a verdict sure to cause a political earthquake in Latin America. Honduran Congressman Antonio “Tony” Hernández was found guilty Friday of a drug-trafficking conspiracy that prosecutors say also involved that country’s president.

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Attorney Embroiled in Adoption Fraud Scheme Sued by Expecting American Families

Thirteen families who paid thousands of dollars in adoption fees to embattled attorney Paul Petersen filed a lawsuit in Arkansas Thursday seeking a constructive trust over their cases and funds days after federal authorities in three states indicted him on charges, including human smuggling, sale of a child and fraud.

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Honduran President Got $1M from El Chapo, US Says

And El Chapo makes three. The trial of a Honduran congressman charged with cocaine trafficking opened Wednesday with a U.S. prosecutor saying that Mexico’s most famous drug lord “personally delivered $1 million” for the congressman’s brother, who is president of Honduras.

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