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U.S. Military: More Counter-Narcotics Funding Will Help Stem Exodus of Children from Central America

Critics Argue Drug-War Money is Part of the Problem, Not the Solution

Some 58,000 migrant children, mostly Central Americans, have made the treacherous journey to the U.S. southern border alone over the past 10 months, but actions being considered by U.S. officials to combat the problem with more military and drug-war aid to their countries, critics warn, may worsen the violence that provokes this unprecedented exodus.

The Untold Story Behind Why I Am a Narco News Journalist

"Authenticity Is Not the Easiest Path ... But It's The Only Path That Leads Forward" — Al Giordano

Narco News on July 9 will celebrate its fourteenth anniversary at a bash in the Big Apple. For me, it also will be a tenth anniversary fiesta. I started reporting and writing for Narco News in 2004.

Official US Cover-Up Still Obscures Motive for Juarez Consulate Murders

Zambada Niebla’s Plea Deal, Chapo Guzman’s Capture May Be Key To An Unfolding Mexican Purge

Narco-Villain “El Chapo’s” Arrest Packaged for Media Consumption

TIME Magazine's Pay-to-Play Puff Piece on Mexican President Provokes Widespread Ridicule in Mexico

The Government of Enrique Peña Nieto Paid Time-Warner $44,000 Prior to a Recent Cover Story on Him Titled “Saving Mexico”

The kicker headline on TIME magazine’s most recent international edition cover says it all: “Saving Mexico.”

US-Sponsored Drug-Plane Operation Had Global Reach

ICE Investigation Targeting Drug Planes Plagued by Scandal, Court Records Show

DEA Case Threatens to Expose US Government-Sanctioned Drug-Running

Mexican President Peña Nieto Enlists US-based PR Firm

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