Baby Chimpanzees’ Case Reveals Nepal as a Trafficking Hot Spot

KATHMANDU, Nepal — A Nepali court convicted five men on Monday of smuggling baby chimpanzees in…

China Eases Rules on Cheap Drug Imports to Fight Chronic Diseases

BEIJING — China said it would reduce the penalties for the sale and import of unapproved…

One Handgun, 9 Murders: How American Firearms Cause Carnage Abroad

CLARENDON, Jamaica — She came to Jamaica from the United States about four years ago, sneaking…

Iran Says It Has Seized Another Oil Tanker in Persian Gulf

Iran has seized a foreign oil tanker in the Persian Gulf that it said had been…

Costa Rica and Panama Arrest Dozens on Suspicion of People Smuggling

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Costa Rican and Panamanian officials on Tuesday arrested nearly 50 people…

Cuba Expands Internet Access to Private Homes and Businesses

The airy three-story rental house on the outskirts of Havana would seem to have all the…

16 Marines in California Are Charged With Human Smuggling

WASHINGTON — Sixteen Marines were arrested on Thursday at a military base in Southern California and…

How North Korea’s Leader Gets His Luxury Cars

WASHINGTON — The armored black limousines appear everywhere with Kim Jong-un, sleek Western chariots for the…

A Court in Sicily Frees Eritrean Accused of Smuggling Migrants

A court in Sicily has ordered the immediate release of an Eritrean man accused more than…

Interpol Operation Seizes More Than 10,000 Animals in Anti-Trafficking Campaign

Over 26 days in June, world law enforcement officers recovered dolphins and sharks, lion and tiger…

She Was Duped and Shipped to a Brothel at 16. Then the Boat Sank.

CHAGUARAMAS, Trinidad and Tobago — She slipped out of the house around dusk, without telling her…

Argentina Police Foil International Arms-Smuggling Operation

BUENOS AIRES — Law enforcement officials in Argentina investigating an international smuggling ring have confiscated thousands…

Mexico’s Crackdown at Its Southern Border, Prompted by Trump, Scares Migrants From Crossing

NENTÓN, Guatemala — The Aguilar family had been preparing since February to migrate north. They borrowed…

This Tarantula Became a Scientific Celebrity. Was It Poached From the Wild?

In February, the Journal of the British Tarantula Society published a paper describing a new species…

Man Arrested After Drugged Orangutan Is Found in Indonesian Airport

HONG KONG — Officers on the Indonesian resort island of Bali found a primate the size…