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Source: Common Domain

In Latin America, Awash in Crime, Citizens Impose Their Own Brutal Justice

Saturday 07:01 GMT

While Latin America is known for its hardened drug cartels and street gangs, the region’s lynch mobs are made up of ordinary, otherwise law-abiding citizens, from school students to old ladies.

A video of the incident shows a crowd gathered around while men take turns pouring gasoline on the pair until their charred corpses stopped moving.

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Source: The Guradian

Amazon meets public opposition at first hearing for New York headquarters

Wednesday 21:52 GMT

Amazon, the world’s wealthiest company, on Wednesday came head-to-head with public opposition to plans to build a new headquarters in New York as its executives said in the first in a series of hearings that its massive investment would be good for the city.

At a public hearing at New York’s city hall, Amazon executives faced protesters calling for the plan, which the company claims will create as many as 40,000 new jobs over the next 15 years, to be abandoned.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte