A big player might be about to get back into the cocaine trade — here's how one of the world's most valuable illegal drugs
A historic peace deal between the Colombian government and left-wing Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels faltered earlier this month, when voters narrowly rejected the accord in a national
A simmering struggle between two of Mexico's most powerful cartels continues to drive violence in Tijuana, a major Mexican city and focal point for trafficking activity just a few miles from San Diego.
Some critics say users are responsible for the narco-war and the toxic pollution of the world's rainforests, but the forces creating these situations are actually at a much higher level. This post originally
I wasn't sure at first what to make of the invitation to testify from Senator Ron Johnson, the Tea Party Republican from Wisconsin who chairs the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental
Yes we cannabis! Barack Obama has roughly six months left in office. Will he end the country's war on marijuana before the clock runs out? Probably not. But rapper Prince Ea isn't ready to stop trying.
This means that although violence between and within the cartels grabs much of the spotlight, a careful analysis of the cartels must look beyond the violence to the business factors that drive their interests
Adult film actress Amber Rayne died of a cocaine overdose this spring in her Los Angeles home, coroner's officials confirmed on Friday. The adult film performer's April 2 death in her Sun Valley residence
As a teenager in Detroit in the 1980s, Richard Wershe Jr. ran with some of the city's biggest crack kingpins. Before he was even old enough to vote, Wershe was having cocaine shipments flown in from Miami,
A former top aide to Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), Fred Pagan, was sentenced to 2½ years in prison Wednesday for allowing his Washington home to be used as what a judge called a “stash house” for methamphetamine.
The epidemic has taken a particularly ruinous hold in the nation's first primary state, and the candidates are listening. MANCHESTER, N.H. -- A heroin epidemic has taken a ruinous hold around the country
The reality of America's heroin epidemic hit Dr. Jeremy Engel one summer's day in August 2012. Engel, a family practitioner in northern Kentucky, recalled how five of his 18 patients told him they had