Elaine Shannon is known for her work on The Kingdom (), Drug Wars: Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (TV Mini-Series) (book “Desperados” – 3. Elaine Shannon. · Rating details · 43 ratings · 6 reviews. The torture-murder of Drug Enforcement Administration agent Enrique Camarena in Guadalajara. It has been a cover story in Time magazine, and it has been a book by Elaine Shannon, titled “Desperados,” with a telling subtitle: “Latin Drug.

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Mercer rated it it was amazing Dec 29, And you’ll witness the harrowing murder of Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, a dedicated agent who tried, against all odds, to secure one victory in despeados endless war. If drugs ever stopped coming across the border than what would the gunslingers deperados the DEA do with themselves?

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The Daughters of Juarez. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. The “desperados” of the shannoh in this excellent work refer, not to drug dealers, but to agents of the U.

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More Terrible Than Death. Lauren rated it really liked it Sep 07, Abel rated it really liked it Jan 19, Latin Drug Lords, U. At the Devil’s Table. Otis scary but also infomative. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Jul 18, Robyn rated it really liked it Shelves: A very, very powerful book and one which should be read by anyone who is interested in knowing the cause and effects of the distribution of drugs to American culture.


Melq rated it really liked it Dec 01, Secondly, the cartel wars are a real l Important to remember, first of all, that the War On Drugs was a war that never could be won – and quickly turned into a war that no one wanted to win. Hector R Lopez rated it really liked it Dec 21, It also includes all the background of the Latin American drug trade. 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 elaind and ambivalent fight against narcotics.

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