Tag Archives: drug money

Colombian Drug Lord Vanishes After Conviction… in the US!

A major Colombian drug trafficker who willingly sought extradition to the United States—even offering a $40 million bribe to officials in Brazil to send him to the US—apparently knew what he was doing. After being extradited and convicted in Federal … 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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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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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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American agents wounded in Mexico linked to CIA drug planes

In a violent incident whose explanation daily grows more murky the two "U.S. embassy officials" wounded by Mexican Federal Police officers in an attack outside Cuernavaca were revealed to be CIA agents by major Mexican news organizations earlier this week. … Continue reading

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Drug Lords, Drug ‘Ladies,’ & Alvaro Uribe’s sister-in-law

In the noise and confusion attending the extradition to the US  on the same day last week of three women involved in cocaine trafficking from South America,  questions raised by the family connection of one to the former President of … Continue reading

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Arrest of 4 Mexican Generals linked to downed CIA drug plane

The investigation and recent arrest of four prominent Generals in the Mexican Army on charges of  protecting cocaine flights for Mexican drug cartels began with a series of seismic shifts in the drug trade that were set in motion more … Continue reading

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Former Mexican Governor Pleads Guilty

Madrid ran Cancun & the state of Quintano Roo from 1993-99 for the Juarez Cartel,  with money laundered through Lehman Bros. Who's running the state–and the money laundering–today?? A former Mexican state governor pleaded guilty in a federal court in … Continue reading

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HSBC Narco-Bank: Too big to fail, too big to go to jail

The big news in the US Senate’s Permanent Sub-Committee on Investigation’s 340-page report released last week on drug money-laundering by London’s HSBC Bank, the world’s 4th largest, is the answer to the question: Is there a bigger Drug Lord in … Continue reading

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We Get Letters: An Irregular Feature

While working on a story about HSBC BANK'S admission to laundering drug money this morning, I received a note from an Internet correspondent: G'day Daniel, this morning I came upon this in a Google search about you: "HOPSICKER IS A … Continue reading

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