Monthly Archives: September 2012

Mexico billionaire’s “caravan of cocaine”

A new scandal over a politically well-connected Mexican oligarch's possible involvement in drug trafficking is erupting in Mexico. Controversy is raging over the refusal of Mexico’s Attorney General to investigate connections between 18 Mexicans busted for carrying $9.2 million in … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney’s “Pinochet Moment”

America's eyes are currently riveted on the twisted steel strewn around the site of the train wreck of plutocrat-turned politician Mitt Romney's campaign. But other news this week points up the fact that—while inept politicians representing the parasitic rich come … Continue reading

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Honduran jet fighter shot down DEA drug plane

A jet fighter from Honduras shot down a plane carrying cocaine last month over Guanaja, part of the Bay Islands chain in the Caribbean, killing a DEA agent onboard. According to El Herald newspaper in the capital city of Tegucigalpa, … Continue reading

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Mexico’s new President owes election to “Narco-Televisa”

In the Drug War, where producing confusion is as important as churning out ‘product,’ there are more versions of the truth than in the Japanese film classic Rashomon. Even so, the shocking new scandal breaking in Nicaragua makes it clear … Continue reading

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