Tag Archives: DEA

Narco-jet in Costa Rica scandal tied to Iran Contra figure

A key employee in Bogotá of the Canadian oil company owners of the drug plane flown by Costa Rica’s President Laura Chinchilla was at the heart of the Contra Cocaine pipeline profiled by the late author Gary Webb in his 1996 best-seller “Dark Alliance.” David Scott … Continue reading

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DC-9 ‘Cocaine One’ kingpin’s secret conviction

It was the biggest drug seizure on an airplane in Mexican history. It led directly to the forced sale of Wachovia, then America's 4th largest bank. And it threatened to become America’s most notorious drug scandal since Iran Contra. Yet … Continue reading

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Source: Rudi Dekkers drug case “will never go to trial”

The upcoming trial in Houston of Rudi Dekkers for drug trafficking  has been pushed back and may now never happen, according to a lawyer close to the case. “The case has been continued, and a plea agreement is in the … Continue reading

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Report: Launch of CIA ‘cocaine coup’ turned on Romney win

For more than a year the CIA has been trafficking 300 kilos of cocaine a month from Ecuador to Chile for export on to Europe, according to recent credible media reports from Santiago, the Chilean capital. Proceeds from the 300 … Continue reading

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Source: Drug cartels control Mexican airports

A high-level attorney for the Beltran Leyva faction of the Sinaloa Cartel has revealed that two of Mexico's busiest international airports, in Cancun and Toluca, are controlled by Mexican drug cartels. His disclosures shed new light on the mystery which … 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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The San Diego DEA’s Dirty Secret

If the San Diego DEA is looking for suspects with more than a little bit of coke dust sticking to their lapels or a few marijuana seeds in a car ashtray, we’d like to help. Nine college students got together … Continue reading

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