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Juror names won't be secret in
Cosby slaying case
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SANTA MONICA, California (CNN) -- A prosecutor in the Ennis Cosby slaying case said Tuesday that jurors' names should be kept secret to protect them because the Ukrainian immigrant charged with the crime is a member of the Mexican mafia.
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Federal jury convicts 12 suspected Mexican Mafia members
Los Angeles (CNN) -- Twelve purported members of the Mexican Mafia, accused of running a drug and crime ring from jail cells, were convicted by a federal jury Friday on conspiracy and other counts. A 13th man was acquitted. The men were tried under a 29-count indictment that ... - May 30, 1997
Mexico Launches Crackdown on Organized Crime
Fox News Aug 5 1997
Slain gunman a top killer for Tijuana cartel
Police also link him to California gang By Sandra Dibble and Gregory Gross San Diego Union Tribune staff writers
November 29, 1997
Police target drug cartel
Country: MEXICO Date of Incident: 11/17/96 11/18/96 Reuters reports that Mexican police are turning up the heat on the Arellano Felix organization.
SHADOW #41 Mexico drug war report
Narcoregime in Deep Crisis
But Washington Still Underwrites Militarization
By Bill Weinberg
The fall of Mexico's Drug Czar is but the latest development in the wholesale takeover of the Mexican state by the drug cartels. The selfimplosion of the Mexican elite in a string of bloody narcovendettas reaches the highest levels of power. Yet Washington keeps pouring your taxdollars into the regimeto fight drug traffickers! ...Or to prop up NAFTA and suppress revolutionaries? On February 18, the Mexican Defense Ministry announced that Brig. Gen. Jesus Guti?rrez Rebollo, Mexico's top military Drug War pointman, had been arrested on charges of receiving payoffs from Juarez Cartel kingpin Amado Carrillo Fuentes (aka the "Lord of the Skies"). US Drug Czar Gen. Barry McCaffrey had weeks earlier called Gen. Gutierrez "a guy of absolute unquestioned integrity." The Clinton Administration admitted that Gen. Gutierrez, as head of the National Institute to Combat Drugs, had received highlevel intelligence briefings in the US.
About The Mexican Mafia
The author's advice on living a positive lifestyle.
Aliases: Gilberto Camacho Rodriguez, Ramon Torres Mendez, El Comandante Mon, El Walin, Ray
Ramon Eduardo Arellano-Felix (Weight: 220 pounds Race: White, Hispanic) is armed and extremely dangerous. He has been charged in a sealed indictment in U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, with Conspiracy to Import Cocaine and Marijuana.
Ramon Eduardo Arellano-Felix
Bureau of diplomatic security, United States Department of State Reward Offer for FBI Fugitive Ramon Eduardo Arellano-Felix Press
Statement by James B. Foley / Deputy Spokesman, September 24, 1997 Today, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Louis Freeh, and the Director of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Thomas Constantine, announced the addition of RAMON EDUARDO...
Border Traffic: The Drug Trade from Mexico
Organized Crime Ismael Vargas holds a photo of ...
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El cártel de Tijuana, principal mafia del país
El cártel de Tijuana, principal mafia del país Ciro Pérez Silva y Roberto Garduño Espinosa ¤ Para las autoridades ...
La Jornada 15 de marzo de 1996
The Mexican Cartels: A Challenge for the 21st Century
In Brief Book Essay Volume 12 Numbers 1&2 Page 2. The Mexican Cartels: A Challenge for the 21st Century The Juarez cartel - This cartel was run by a former Mexican federal police commander, Rafael Aguilar, and Amado Carrillo Fuentes.
Tijuana - V
Once again my visit to Tijuana started at the northern terminus of the San Diego Trolley, Old Town Station, studying the high clouds while waiting for a friend. The day was comfortable, partially sunny, without much breeze.
Bleeding border: Mexico's drug gangs bribe or kill
An inferno next door . Mexico's drug gangs buy the officials they can--and kill those they can't . BY LINDA ROBINSON On January 3, Hodin Gutiérrez, a crusading, ...
U.S. News 02/24/97
Mexican buys newspaper ad to deny he is a drug lord
Mexico City - The man who Mexican newspapers say has taken over one of the country's most powerful drug cartels has gone to unusual lengths to dispute the allegation: a public letter to the president. ( by Associated Press, The Seattle Times, Dec 10, 1997)
Tuna drugs Mexico
Earth Island Journal, Spring 1997 - When Earth Island filed suit to block the import of "dolphin unsafe"tuna, we had no idea that this would put us at odds with Central America's cocaine and heroin traffickers.
Close-up: Tijuana border area has become gangs'
The Seattle Times, Top Stories, Oct. 25, 1996
Latin drug war Update
By Bill Weinberg - Peasant and Indian resistance to the Washington-mandated anti-drug militarization of Colombia and Mexico--the top producer and transporter of cocaine, respectively--is growing fast.
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BY TIM PADGETT/Tijuana
Anti-Drug Journalists and 8th Drug Prosecutor Murdered
January 1997. - On December 5 in Mexico City, police discovered the bodies of two journalists and their three children, aged 8, 13 and 18.
Digital I O Home Page
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Mexico's president must choose: accommodate the drug lords who control the government or reform the system--and risk his own life. by Holly Lloyd, as published in Mother Jones The drug lords in Mexico may have been even more successful than the Italian Cosa Nostra or the Russian mafia--they are taking over the highest echelons of their country's legitimate government.
U.S. fights half-war on drugs
-- by Georgie Anne Geyer, Universal Press Syndicate's Opinion Page
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