Special Forces: How Ibogaine is Helping Former Special Operations Soldiers with Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD

By Wesley Thoricatha In this continuation of our first conversation with Marcus and Amber Capone of VETS, we discuss ways that traumatic brain injury (TBI) can overlap and complicate post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and how the psychedelic root bark iboga and it’s derivative ibogaine can treat both disorders. Marcus is a former SEAL Team operator who exhausted every conventional treatment … Continue reading Special Forces: How Ibogaine is Helping Former Special Operations Soldiers with Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD

Dozens killed by suspected rebels in eastern DRC’s Beni region

MORE ON AFRICA Guinea protests: Anti-government demonstrations continuetoday French oil giant Total faces lawsuit over violations in Ugandatoday Dozens killed by suspected rebels in eastern DRC's Beni regiontoday UAE accused of forcing Sudanese to fight in wartoday At least 36 people have been killed in a suspected rebel attack in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo's Beni region, … Continue reading Dozens killed by suspected rebels in eastern DRC’s Beni region

GameChangers 2019: 10 Predictions for Organized Crime in 2020

Written by  Jeremy McDermott and Steven Dudley The year was one of political tumult, fed in no small part by organized crime and its favored weapon: corruption. The region appeared to take a step backwards during the year, as criminal structures and dynamics thought consigned to the past re-emerged and government responses stagnated. The year 2020 promises … Continue reading GameChangers 2019: 10 Predictions for Organized Crime in 2020