Mexican drug war
Then the Mexican cartels took over, complained Daines, who still remembers the better old days.
The arrests culminate a lengthy operation called "Project Python" targeting Jalisco New Generation Cartel members.
Rafael Caro Quintero, aka “The Prince,” is a fugitive on the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s most-wanted list. The alleged leader of the world’s most powerful drug cartel gave an interview while hiding.
A few months ago, we met an American filmmaker who perfectly captured a turning point in our country's drug war. His documentary film, "Cartel Land," which was recently nominated for an Oscar and won a prestigious George Polk Award, made us -- and many self-described drug war analysts -- look like opinionated snobs.
They also used their bodies to spell out "Welcome to Morelia" in Spanish.
MEXICO CITY -- Mexico is ranked #148 on the Reporters Without Borders world press freedom index. Fifty-five journalists have been murdered in Mexico during the last five years, about one-third of the some 150 who lost their lives in that time throughout the Americas, making Mexico the most dangerous place on the continent for professionals of the word.
If Washington and Colorado are allowed to implement their little but great step in legalizing cannabis, we'll be taking the first huge step in stopping a whole lot of violence in a number of places.