Category Archives: Cocaine

Colombia — UNODC Report 2018 : Cocaine Production Hits New Record // UPDATE — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo : “U.S. Deeply Concerned”

“There are troubling early signs that cocaine availability is on the rise in the US for the first time in nearly a decade.” US State Department — February 2017 “The old conventional wisdom of this being a conspiracy theory survived … Continue reading

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On This Day — Pablo Escobar Killed in Medellin (December 2 1993)

“Pablo  committed suicide. He did not get killed. During all the years they went after him, he would say to me every day that if he was really cornered without a way out, he would shoot himself through the ear.” … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — The Real Story Behind Netflix’s Narcos

“What we’ve learned is that if you look at history what happened with the Medellin Cartel after we took them down, Cali Cartel got stronger, right? Then we take them down, and North Valle Cartel takes over. We’re taking down … Continue reading

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Colombia — UNODC Report 2018 : Cocaine Production Hits New Record

US REPORT: Colombia’s cocaine production is ‘up’. Really? Continue reading

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One Year Ago — The long history of CIA involvement in the international narcotics trade — [Documentary]

“US officials in Central America failed to address this drug issue for fear of jeopardising the war efforts against Nicaragua … and senior US policymakers were not immune to the idea that drug money was a perfect solution to the … Continue reading

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The Real Story Behind Netflix’s Narcos

“What we’ve learned is that if you look at history what happened with the Medellin Cartel after we took them down, Cali Cartel got stronger, right? Then we take them down, and North Valle Cartel takes over. We’re taking down … Continue reading

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The long history of CIA involvement in the international narcotics trade — [Documentary]

“US officials in Central America failed to address this drug issue for fear of jeopardising the war efforts against Nicaragua … and senior US policymakers were not immune to the idea that drug money was a perfect solution to the … Continue reading

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US REPORT: Colombia’s cocaine production is ‘up’. Really?

“There are troubling early signs that cocaine availability is on the rise in the US for the first time in nearly a decade.” US State Department — February 2017 Since 2000, the US has sent Bogotá more than US $10 … Continue reading

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