Is Liquor Contamination Suspected? June 24, 2019 – Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Hard Rock All-Inclusive Will No Longer Include Mini Bar Liquor In an unusual move by the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino resort in Punta Cana announced that they will be removing in-room mini-bars from guest rooms. According to the statement the action was…

By Katherine L. Moore JD, MS We all love our spirits. I’m originally from North Carolina and like any good Carolinian knows, NASCAR, a sport millions of people love, owes its roots to that love of spirits. During prohibition in the 1920’s and 1930’s moonshiners and bootleggers would modify their cars for peak speed and performance…

June 4, 2019 – Lahore, Pakistan Leading up to Eidul Fitr, the Muslim Festival of breaking fast after Ramadan, six deaths were reported in Nishter Colony, a working-class enclave on the outskirts of Lahore. The deaths were attributed to the consumption of toxic moonshine. The deaths began on Saturday when victims started arriving at Lahore…

June 1, 2019 – Sydney, Australia An investigation was begun by two reporters in Australia, Riley Stuart and Greg Miskelly into the suspicious alcoholic beverage offerings of a major liquor company distributor. Among the suspicious liquors produced and distributed by companies owned by Rex D’Aquino, trading under the names of Fernbrew Pty Ltd and D’Aquino…

Uttar Pradesh, India – May 31, 2019 Only 3 months after one of the largest mass liquor poisoning in the northern state of Utter Pradesh, authorities in India are investigating a new wave of similar deaths. Authorities are unable to provide exact numbers with victims from numerous towns attended to at several local hospitals and…

April 1, 2019 – Mexico City, Mexico Travel warnings for American Citizens by the United States State Department (USSD) are issued throughout the year to supplement the permanent warnings in place for each destination. It is typical for a USSD warning to be issued for a country when there is civil unrest, armed conflict, murders,…

February 23, 2019 – Assam, India Hospitals throughout Assam are reporting that over 100 people have died from poison hooch in the northeastern India state of Assam. Meanwhile local media and government officials are stating that over 300 have been either hospitalized or are being treated for the effects of this poisoned alcohol. These reports…

Uttar Pradesh, India – February 11, 2019 Utter Pradesh is most known for being home to the iconic Taj Mahal. Uttarakhand is the home to Hindu pilgrimage sites as well as a center for yoga study that was made famous by The Beatles 1968 visit. Today these two north India States, Utter Pradesh and Uttarakhand,…

Thika, Kenya – February 10, 2019 In a joint operation on January 31,2019, that included the Police, the Department of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and the elite police Flying Squad seized African Spirit Company Limited in Thika. This company is the licensed distiller and distributor of popular Kenyan Brands of liquor…