A women’s jail in Colombia is giving inmates the chance to work as chefs and waitresses at an on-site restaurant. For the prisoners, it’s an opportunity to turn their lives around. For every day they work, a day is shaved off their sentence.
Netflix's most-watched original series, set in an American women's prison, is to end its run in 2019. The groundbreaking show centers around a woman jailed for a drugs offense a decade after the crime took place.
The government insists casinos as part of "integrated resorts" will create jobs and attract tourists. Opponents say they will encourage gambling addiction and strengthen underworld gangs. Julian Ryall reports.
Carefully coordinated police raids in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium netted 84 suspected members of the 'ndrangheta. Most known for global cocaine trafficking, the organization has been buying property.
Organized crime is active across Europe, with groups generating over €100 million in revenue every year. Here's a list of some of the most prominent organizations.
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