Drug War


U.S. Prosecutors Outline Case Against Mexican Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’

NewsTaco January 20, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because the timing was perfect, Chapo was extradited on the last day of the Obama presidency. Because a Homeland Security Special Agent says there won’t […]

Relax, El Chapo didn’t escape again

NewsTaco August 1, 2016

Fiction, Fantasy and Reality Blur in Mexico’s Narcodrama

NewsTaco January 12, 2016

Pope Francis, Community and Heroin

NewsTaco September 25, 2015

*Read this, share it, it’s important. That’s all I have to say. VL By Sam Quiñones, A Reporter’s Blog I [spoke] at Notre Dame University [yestaerday], the day that Pope […]

In Mexico, Crime Is Bigger Than a Crime Boss

NewsTaco July 16, 2015

*I’m always searching for analysis that says something new, or that has a point of view different from what everyone else seems to be saying and writing on both sides […]

Cartel leader “El Chapo” Guzmán’s prison break is even worse than it seems

NewsTaco July 14, 2015

*There are many layers of cause and effect, international relations, the symbolism of power in Mexico and further damage (is more possible?) to the trust Mexicans have in their leaders, […]

El Corrido Del Chapo (the first) – copyright mine!

NewsTaco July 13, 2015

*It was only a matter of time, someone was bound to do it. Why not Sam? VL By Sam Quiñones, A Reporter’s Blog The news today that Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman […]