Tag Archives: Drugs

The Most Significant Number in the Drug War

$177.26:   “If there is one number that embodies the seemingly intractable challenge imposed by the illegal drug trade on the relationship between the United States and Mexico, it is $177.26. That is the retail price, according to Drug Enforcement Administration … Continue reading

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Drug war in Laredo on both sides of the border

Silvia Longmire, the Drug War Analyst reports:  The first major battle over Nuevo Laredo started around 2003…The ensuing battle between these cartels introduced beheadings and dismemberments…The April 2012 murder and dismemberment of 14 people whose bodies were methodically placed in front … Continue reading

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