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#Drugs War

# drugs-war - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

China offers Philippines weapons to continue its bloody war on drugs
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China offers Philippines weapons to continue its bloody war on drugs

Dec 13th 2016, 2:03 PM 6,656 Views 22 Comments

“We’re exploring the possibilities of providing arms,” the Chinese ambassador to Manila said.

# drugs-war - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

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

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

Oct 9th 2012, 8:17 AM 5,041 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.

# drugs-war - Thursday 12 January, 2012

# drugs-war - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Ten more bodies discovered in illicit north Mexican graves
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# Mexico

Ten more bodies discovered in illicit north Mexican graves

Dec 20th 2011, 9:55 AM 813 Views 4 Comments

Over 280 bodies have been found in Durango state so far this year and are believed to be linked to drug gang violence.

# drugs-war - Friday 11 November, 2011

Mexico's interior minister dies in helicopter crash
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico's interior minister dies in helicopter crash

Nov 11th 2011, 7:30 PM 233 Views 5 Comments

Francisco Blake Mora, who was the government’s strongman on the country’s violent drugs war, was among the eight victims of a helicopter crash outside Mexico City today.

# drugs-war - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Elite troops help in Mexico's drug war... but some switch sides
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# Drugs War

Elite troops help in Mexico's drug war... but some switch sides

Aug 16th 2011, 10:25 AM 368 Views 1 Comment

They’re supposed to be fighting against the drug traffickers but some soldiers are joining them instead.

# drugs-war - Monday 1 August, 2011

Meet the man who says he ordered 1,500 killings in Mexico
# Mexico
# Mexico

Meet the man who says he ordered 1,500 killings in Mexico

Aug 1st 2011, 9:35 AM 1,213 Views 1 Comment

Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez or ‘El Diego’ is a former state police officer who is said to have built a criminal empire.

# drugs-war - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Twenty-year-old Mexican police chief fired after going on the run
# Mexico
# Mexico

Twenty-year-old Mexican police chief fired after going on the run

Mar 8th 2011, 12:30 PM 709 Views 0 Comments

Student and single mother Marisol Valles Garcia made international headlines when she took on the job no-one else wanted. Now she’s apparently fleeing for her life.