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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Hardcoverpages. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. 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.
Would you like us to take another look at this review? The torture-murder of Drug Enforcement Administration agent Enrique Camarena in Guadalajara, Mexico, inis still an unresolved case. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Desperados Latin Drug Lords, U. From inside the book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Book ratings by Goodreads. You think you know everything about what federal agents do and what kinds of sacrifices they make?
Otis scary but also infomative. Preview — Desperados by Elaine Shannon. 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. The Profession of Violence. A good read, and recommended.
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Bringing Down the Ddesperados. This is a largely unknown tale of the penetration of the Mexican and other governments by drug kingpins, gross corruption in Latin American law enforcement, and consequences of bureaucratic and political malaise in the United States.
Desperados: Latin Druglords, U.S. Lawmen, and the War America Can’t Win
Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Lawmen, and the War America Can’t Win. Jeannine rated it really liked it Feb 24, Refresh and try again. Astrid Maria Legarda Martinez. The drug trade is funding lots of mortgages, college tuitions, and lakeside cabins.
John rated it did not like it Dec 18, The Silence and the Scorpion. Description Desperados takes you to the front line of the drug wars.
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Michael J Shryne rated it really liked it Oct 25, Juan rated it really liked it May 28, Gregory Murry rated it it was amazing Feb 02, User Review – Flag as inappropriate 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.
A History of Violence. Secondly, the cartel wars are a real life Game of Thrones – with all the savagery we associate with warlords and civil war.
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