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#Drug War

# drug-war - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Philippines police 'being paid to kill drug dealers' says report
# Drug War
# Drug War

Philippines police 'being paid to kill drug dealers' says report

Feb 1st 2017, 7:26 AM 10,607 Views 45 Comments

The Amnesty report called it a “murderous war on the poor”.

# drug-war - Friday 30 September, 2016

'I'd be happy to slaughter them': Phillipines president likens himself to Hitler
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

'I'd be happy to slaughter them': Phillipines president likens himself to Hitler

Sep 30th 2016, 10:52 AM 19,552 Views 103 Comments

The anti-drug president said he would be glad to massacre three million addicts.

# drug-war - Monday 1 February, 2016

Gun massacre at teen's birthday party in Mexican drug war capital
# Michoacan
# Michoacan

Gun massacre at teen's birthday party in Mexican drug war capital

Feb 1st 2016, 8:53 AM 24,589 Views 14 Comments

Eleven people were shot dead at the party.

# drug-war - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Legal recreational 'pot shops' open in Colorado
# Legalisation
# Legalisation

Legal recreational 'pot shops' open in Colorado

Jan 1st 2014, 4:30 PM 16,205 Views 112 Comments

Business owners opened their doors to shoppers at 8am, with 25 pot shops in eight towns opening today.

# drug-war - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Mexico captures boss of vicious Zetas drug cartel
# Zetas Drug Cartel
# Zetas Drug Cartel

Mexico captures boss of vicious Zetas drug cartel

Jul 16th 2013, 9:02 AM 8,440 Views 31 Comments

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.

# drug-war - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Mexican troops occupy towns amid war between vigilantes and drug cartels
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexican troops occupy towns amid war between vigilantes and drug cartels

May 22nd 2013, 7:41 AM 8,760 Views 45 Comments

Communities mistrustful of state authorities have been creating their own vigilante forces for protection against the cartels.

# drug-war - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Mexican drug lord's body stolen from funeral parlour
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexican drug lord's body stolen from funeral parlour

Oct 9th 2012, 7:19 PM 10,373 Views 16 Comments

Mexican police killed Heriberto Lazcano and an ally in a shoot-out – but now their bodies have been nicked.

Mexico: Leader of powerful Zetas drug cartel killed in shootout - report
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico: Leader of powerful Zetas drug cartel killed in shootout - report

Oct 9th 2012, 8:17 AM 5,030 Views 13 Comments

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-war - Friday 25 November, 2011

Bound and gagged bodies of 26 men found after Mexico massacre
# Drug Cartels
# Drug Cartels

Bound and gagged bodies of 26 men found after Mexico massacre

Nov 25th 2011, 8:55 AM 2,820 Views 7 Comments

The bodies, which were dumped in vans on a main highway, had the name of a drug cartel written on their chests in oil.

# drug-war - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Drugs gang drops severed heads near military camp in Mexico City
# Mexico
# Mexico

Drugs gang drops severed heads near military camp in Mexico City

Oct 4th 2011, 11:25 AM 788 Views 9 Comments

Two severed heads were found near a military camp in Mexico City with a note from a local drugs gang.