War on Drugs

War on Drugs

Mexico captures fugitive drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman – president

Mexico captures fugitive drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman – president

The notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been arrested after his scandalous prison break last year, the Mexican president announced via his Twitter. “Mission completed: we’ve got him. I’d like to inform the Mexicans that Joaquin Guzman Loera has been detained,” Enrique Pena Nieto wrote. Five people were killed and one marine was […]

‘1mn died’ from Afghan heroin, drug production ’40 times higher’ since NATO op

‘1mn died’ from Afghan heroin, drug production ’40 times higher’ since NATO op

Heroin production in Afghanistan increased 40 times since NATO began its ‘War on Terror’ in 2001, the head of Russia’s Federal Drug Control Service stated, adding that more than 1million people have died from Afghan heroin since then. “Afghan heroin has killed more than 1 million people worldwide since the ‘Operation Enduring Freedom’ began and […]

DEA chiefs urge Obama to nullify Washington and Colorado pot laws

DEA chiefs urge Obama to nullify Washington and Colorado pot laws

Former Drug Enforcement Administration chiefs are urging the Obama administration to nullify marijuana laws in Colorado and Washington, which recently legalized the recreational use of pot. The eight former DEA heads fear that the states’ marijuana laws will instigate a “domino effect”, causing other states to pass their own laws legalizing the recreational use of […]