A rebuttal against a Guardian op-ed which argues that white, middle-class cocaine users are complicit in the violence of narcoterrorism and the drug war.
A gringo roundtable of analysis on the Colombia-FARC peace agreement from various journalists in Colombia.
An excerpt from Mad Outta Me Head on the old El Cartucho district of Bogota, which was a un-policed neighborhood of drugs and addiction.
This excerpt from Smuggler’s Diary features Kendall, a syringe, and a few grams of pure Colombian cocaine in a Cartagena motel room.
A look at the ‘Peru Two’, Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid, who were caught smuggling cocaine from Peru. With analysis of the industry from a former smuggler.
Profile of Lewis Charles Cornelius, who is serving time in Huaraz, Peru for possession of cocaine.
Contributed story of an American who was robbed after hailing an unregistered taxi in Arequipa, Peru.
SUMMARY: Review of Marching Powder by Rusty Young, a look at San Pedro prison in La Paz, Bolivia.
The history of the coca leaf and its role in modern politics.
SUMMARY: Story how I almost got caught smuggling cocaine into the United States.
SUMMARY: A friend from Chicago gets my personal intro to Bogota, including sex, drugs, and more.
Two brothers live fast and die young in the Colombian underworld.
A glimpse at the economics of a drug dealer’s business in Bogota, Colombia.
SUMMARY: A look at the bona fide subculture of deported Colombians from America.