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# Drug War

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# Drug War
Philippines police 'being paid to kill drug dealers' says report
The Amnesty report called it a “murderous war on the poor”.
# Holocaust
'I'd be happy to slaughter them': Phillipines president likens himself to Hitler
The anti-drug president said he would be glad to massacre three million addicts.
# Michoacan
Gun massacre at teen's birthday party in Mexican drug war capital
Eleven people were shot dead at the party.
# legalisation
Legal recreational 'pot shops' open in Colorado
Business owners opened their doors to shoppers at 8am, with 25 pot shops in eight towns opening today.
# Zetas Drug Cartel
Mexico captures boss of vicious Zetas drug cartel
Miguel Angel Trevino has been described as a brutal killer who liked to “stew” his enemies by plunging them in containers of oil and fuel that he would then set alight.
# Mexico
Mexican troops occupy towns amid war between vigilantes and drug cartels
Communities mistrustful of state authorities have been creating their own vigilante forces for protection against the cartels.
# Mexico
Mexican drug lord's body stolen from funeral parlour
Mexican police killed Heriberto Lazcano and an ally in a shoot-out – but now their bodies have been nicked.
# Mexico
Mexico: Leader of powerful Zetas drug cartel killed in shootout - report
Officials believe the man killed in a shootout near the US border is that of Heriberto Lazcano or ‘El Lazca’ who is one of the most wanted men in the country.
# Drug cartels
Bound and gagged bodies of 26 men found after Mexico massacre
The bodies, which were dumped in vans on a main highway, had the name of a drug cartel written on their chests in oil.
# Mexico
Drugs gang drops severed heads near military camp in Mexico City
Two severed heads were found near a military camp in Mexico City with a note from a local drugs gang.