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#Drug War

# drug-war - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

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

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

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

Eleven people were shot dead at the party.

# drug-war - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

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.

# drug-war - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

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.

# drug-war - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

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.

# drug-war - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

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: 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-war - Friday 25 November, 2011

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.

# drug-war - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

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.