Spelling Out the Anti-drug Message
The National Police of Ecuador set the pace—literally—in their race to create a drug-free world and gain traction within their nation. The event not only crossed the finish line, it set a new Guinness World Record with 86,630 individual pledges to say no to illicit drugs.
A Message of Hope
Before the entrance of Drug-Free World, Colombia had no national drug prevention program. It was a serious problem, because, according to the nation’s Ministry of Justice, 640 tons of marijuana are consumed in Colombia every year and about 30 percent of that crop is exported.
CENTRAL MEXICO EARTHQUAKE
At the Epicenter
Scientology VMs joined legendary Mexican disaster relief squad Los Topos in saving dozens of lives. Los Topos—The Moles—so named for their ability to enter impenetrable rubble through impossibly narrow and precarious openings to rescue buried survivors.
Doing the Heavy Lifting
The instant the blood pressure and voices of Florida’s TV weathermen began rising in shameless anticipation when Hurricane Irma made a tiny insignificant joggle north from its perch along the Cuban coast, Volunteer Ministers sprang into action in Clearwater, 333 miles away.