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Feds Want 11 Years For Man Who Grew Up With Sinaloa Leaders’ Kids

CHICAGO (CBS) — Edgar Valencia Ortega quickly rose from gopher to international money launderer inside Mexico’s notorious Sinaloa drug cartel.

But his attorneys say Ortega had an edge — he and his siblings grew up with the children of the Sinaloa’s upper echelon. 298 more words

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Losing the War on Drugs, Part I: The Supply Side

The Supply Side of Drugs: Immediate, Positive Effects Wanted

Beginning in the 1970s, the United States declared a War on Drugs. And, forty years on, the war has been a dismal failure. 1,840 more words

The Established Place of Prisons in the Organized Criminal Community

August 24, 2016

In facilities across North America the rain drops often rattle against barred windows, like little kamikaze airships in their final pitch against the immovable might of a 1945 battleship. 3,101 more words

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What's next for Mexico's drug cartels after El Chapo

As Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman awaitsextradition to the United States, he leaves behind what appears to be a new landscape for Mexico’s drug cartels.

Last week, his son, Jesus Alfredo Guzman, was kidnapped by men authorities believe were members of a rival cartel. 761 more words

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[VIDEO] Alcohol Prohibition Was a Dress Rehearsal for the War on Drugs 

“The war on alcohol and the war on drugs were symbiotic campaigns,” says Harvard historian Lisa McGirr, author of The War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State. 210 more words

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Son Of Drug Lord "El Chapo" Might Be Among Those Kidnapped At Mexico Resort

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman may be among the half-dozen men abducted by gunmen at a restaurant in the Mexican beach resort of Puerto Vallarta, authorities said Tuesday. 748 more words

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Mexico scrambles to reassure tourists after six patrons abducted from Puerto Vallarta restaurant

MEXICO CITY — The son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman may be among the half-dozen men abducted by a squad of gunmen at a restaurant in the Mexican beach resort of Puerto Vallarta, authorities said Tuesday. 547 more words

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