Drug Lord: A True Story ; the Life & Death of a Mexican Kingpin
Twenty years after writing Drug Lord, Terrence Poppa decided the information in his book was more important than ever. In an important interview with the Texas Tribune, Poppa explains that ''the Mexico that I wrote about in the book describes the old order of things: Mexico under the PRI. In that sense, the book was out of date, because how drug trafficking operated under the PRI is completely different than how it works today in a new Mexico, under the democratically transformed Mexico...There has been a decoupling of the highest levels of power from drug trafficking now. It's important for people to understand that, so I had to bring the book up to date.''
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX BACK COVER
DEATH OF A DRUG LORD
adobe Amado Carrillo Fuentes ambush American agent American police American side arrested asked Becky’s began Big Bend border Bronco brother bullet bust Calderoni Chihuahua City cocaine Colombian comandante commander deal desert door drive drove drug lord drug trafficking El Paso Espudo FBI agents Federal Judicial Police federal police Fermin Arevalo Flores front Garcia Gene going gunmen Hector Manuel helicopter heroin informant international bridge Juarez killed knew later load of marĳuana looked Lopez Lupe Arevalo machine gun Manuel Carrasco Marco and Becky marĳuana Mexfeds Mexican federal Mexico Mimi Mimi’s motel murder narcotics nephew Odessa Ojinaga organization Pablo Acosta Pablo told Paso Pedro Perez pickup truck pilots pistol plaza pounds Presidio propane propane tank ranch ranger Regela rifle river runners Sammy Sammy’s Santa Elena shooting shootout Shorty Shorty’s smugglers smuggling someone Study Butte talk Texas took town U.S. Customs United vehicles village waiting wanted