Desperados

Latin Drug Lords, U.S. Lawmen, and the War America Can't Win

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Publisher Description

READ THE CAMARENA STORY AND FIND OUT WHY THE DRUG TRADE IS KILLING US.

Desperados takes you to the front line of the drug wars. You'll come face to face to with:


Swaggering, flamboyant drug lords who rule over immense empires;

Federal police and government officials who are silent partners in the vicious drug trade;

A CIA locked in a unholy relationship with the Mexican security police; The Regan administration's duplicitous and ambivalent fight against narcotics.


In Desperados you'll learn firsthand about the isolation, vulnerability, and courage of DEA agents in Latin America. And you'll witness the harrowing murder of Enrique ("Kiki") Camarena, a dedicated agent who tried, against all odds, to secure one victory in this endless war.


"A breathtaking, behind-the-scenes look at one of the major problems of our time"

The San Diego Tribune

"Fast-paced and meticulously documented...reads like a thriller."

The Village Voice

GENRE
Nonfiction
RELEASED
2015
September 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
540
Pages
PUBLISHER
IUniverse
SELLER
AuthorHouse
SIZE
590.7
KB

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