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Drug War Shootout: Mexican Special Forces Kill The King of Drug Lords Arturo Beltran Leyva

Quick dispatch with some groundbreaking news: Mexican marines shot it out with Arturo Beltran Leyva and his bodyguards in some luxury mall/department store in Cuernavaca, about 50 miles south of Mexico city. Unreal. The shootout—caught on tape—happened in the middle…

Posted on: December 17th, 2009 | Comments (16)

Mexican Drug War: The Narco-Welfare State . . . Drug Cartels Take Care of Their Soldiers Better Than The Government?

MONTERREY, MEXICO — Another day, another shootout. Forget about the tropical storm that hit the Pacific just now, it’s raining bullets in this biatch. It seems that every day there is another firefight in this or that part of the…

Posted on: October 29th, 2009 | Comments (15)

Mexican Drug War Dispatch: Viva La Narco Counterculture Revolución

Hello there! Hola to the few who still check out this column to learn about crazy antics of America’s favorite suppliers. Yeah, I know I haven’t been updating you for a while on account that I’m getting lazy (weed ain’t…

Posted on: August 14th, 2009 | Comments (23)

A Mexican Love Story: The Zetas And Their Corrupt Cop Bitches

Ok, so it’s been a while since the last update to this column. It is not that I’ve been THAT busy, I’ve just been a victim of my own laziness (I suspect it’s related to my pill and smoke habit…

Posted on: July 15th, 2009 | Comments (8)

No, I'm Not Dead: Swine Flu Dispatch From Mexico

I’d pork these fine swine flu mamacitas, the pandemic be damned MONTERREY, MEXICO — I’ve been meaning to do a dispatch on the Swine Flu ever since the “epidemic” broke out, but I have been too busy working and scoring…

Posted on: May 28th, 2009 | Comments (12)

Dispatch From Mexico: Bringing You Up To Date On Mexico’s Victories Against The Drug Lords

While news out of Mexico is being totally dominated by the Swine Flu scare—anything is better than the constant Drug War news, right?—I’m gonna go about a month back in time to tell you about the some of the high…

Posted on: April 28th, 2009 | Comments (4)

Mexican Drug War Video: School of Zetas

Here’s an entertaining/instructional cellphone video that shows one of the Zetas’ more preferred torture methods in action. It is called the tablazo. I wrote about it a few months back: It comes from the word “tabla,” or “board.” The kidnappers…

Posted on: March 31st, 2009 | Comments (11)