Tag Archives: Americas

Guatemala admits it is a cocaine-producing nation, not just transit point.

Guatemala must now consider itself a cocaine-producing nation and not just a transit country for the powerful narcotic after authorities discovered new coca processing laboratories, the interior minister said. Last year, Guatemala discovered plantations growing coca, along with a laboratory to process the leaf into cocaine. Until recently, the crop …

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Telegram founder links cyber attack to China.

Telegram’s founder Pavel Durov has said a massive cyber attack on his messaging service originated from China. On Wednesday, the firm confirmed it suffered a “powerful” Distributed Denial of Service attack which disrupted services for about an hour. In a DDoS attack, hackers overwhelm a target’s servers with junk requests. …

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