The tale of two american teenagers recruited as killers for a Mexican cartel, and the Mexican-American detective who realizes the War on Drugs is unstoppable. As the cartel wars spill over the border, Gabriel and his crew are sent to the States to work. But the ghettos of laredo, texas—his border town—are full of smugglers and gangsters and patrolled by one of the largest law-enforcement complexes in the world.
Wolf Boys: Two American Teenagers and Mexico's Most Dangerous Drug Cartel #ad - Detective robert garcia’s pursuit of the boys puts him face-to-face with the urgent consequences and new security threats of a drug war he sees as unwinnable. Friends from his childhood join him and eventually they catch the eye of the cartel’s leadership. Ultimately though, wolf Boys is the intimate story of the lobos: teens turned into pawns for the cartels.
But in texas, the teen hit men encounter a Mexican-born homicide detective determined to keep cartel violence out of his adopted country. In wolf boys, slater takes readers on a harrowing, often brutal journey into the heart of the Mexican drug trade.
El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal InsurgencyBloomsbury Press #ad - Forty thousand murdered since 2006; police chiefs shot within hours of taking office; mass graves comparable to those of civil wars; car bombs shattering storefronts; headless corpses heaped in town squares. And it is all because a few Americans are getting high. A gripping, sobering account of how Mexican drug gangs have transformed into a criminal insurgency that threatens the nation's democracy and reaches across to the United States.
Essential reading. Steve coll, NewYorker. Comthe world has watched, stunned, the bloodshed in Mexico. But in secret, Washington is at a loss. Who are these mysterious figures who threaten mexico's democracy? What is El Narco?El Narco is not a gang; it is a movement and an industry drawing in hundreds of thousands, from bullet-riddled barrios to marijuana-covered mountains.
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A Narco History: How the United States and Mexico Jointly Created the "Mexican Drug War"OR Books #ad - Prohibited the use and sale of drugs in the early 1900s, it has pressured Mexico into acting as its border enforcerwith increasingly deadly consequences. Mexico was not a helpless victim. The term mexican Drug War” misleads. Role in creating and sustaining the carnage. It’s that ever since the U. S. But the policies that spawned the drug war have proved disastrous for both countries.
Written by two award-winning authors, a narco History reviews the interlocking twentieth-century histories that produced this twenty-first century calamity, one American and the other Mexican, and proposes how to end it. Powerful forces within the country profited hugely from supplying Americans with what their government forbade them.
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He is the truth no one wants to hear. El sicario is the hidden face of America's war on drugs. He is not boastful, he claims no major standing in organized crime. Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. He is the future - there are thousands of men like him in Mexico and there will be more in other places. Charles bowden first encountered El Sicario while reporting for the book "Murder City".
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Poppa has turned out a detailed and exciting book, covering in depth Acosta's life; the other drug factions that battled with him; the village of Ojinaga; and the logistics of the drug operation. Or Books. The result is a nonfiction account with enough greed, treachery, shoot-outs, and government corruption to fascinate true crime and crime fiction readers alike.
He smuggled tremendous amounts of drugs into the United States; he survived numerous attempts on his power—and his life—by rivals; and he blessed the town with charity and civic improvements. Due to his unique insights into the world of Mexican drug trafficking, Poppa has been widely interviewed on radio and television, including Larry King Live and The O'Reilly Factor.
Drug Lord: A True Story: The Life and Death of a Mexican Kingpin #ad - He was finally slain in 1987 during a raid by Mexican officials with the cooperation of US law enforcement. Raw, immediate, indispensable. Don winslow, the us agencies continue to ratchet up their budgets, the prisons grow larger and all the real rules of the game are in this book, author of The Power of Dog and California Fire and Life"The drug smuggling business goes on, the slaughtered dead pile up, some kind of masterpiece.
Charles bowden, from the introduction"Pablo Acosta was a living legend in his Mexican border town of Ojinaga.
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That same season, and snowy egrets that williams, threatening the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge and the herons, a poet and naturalist, The Great Salt Lake began to rise to record heights, owls, had come to gauge her life by. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Bloomsbury Publishing PLC.
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