Prostitute's Period Saved Drug Boss from Arrest, Say Mexican Authorities

Maureen O'Connor · 03/16/12 10:50AM

The anti-heroic menstruation of a Mexican prostitute has saved fearsome Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman from arrest, Univision reports. Apparently a third party hired the prostitute without telling her she'd be servicing Guzman, a billionaire druglord who has been on the lam since escaping prison 11 years ago. According to Mexican daily Reforma, the prostitute was blindfolded and taken to a rented home in Los Cabos without being told who her client would be.

Mexico Arrests Mass-Murderer Named After a Hand Puppet

Seth Abramovitch · 08/11/11 09:08PM

A Mexican drug kingpin who left behind a trail of 600 bodies, many of them dismembered and decapitated, has been arrested. Oscar Garcia, 36, was the leader of The Hand with Eyes — a brutal drug gang responsible for bringing the extreme drug-war violence typically found in northern Mexico into Mexico City and its suburbs.

When the Drug Lord's Away, the Children Will Play

Jeff Neumann · 11/28/10 02:10PM

[Children play at the home of an alleged drug trafficker in Rio's Complexo do Alemao slum today, as Brazilian security forces declare victory against the city's infamous drug gangs. Image via AP]

'Stoner Culture' Will Ruin Medical Marijuana

Jeff Neumann · 03/19/10 07:54AM

A Denver attorney is taking on irresponsible weed growers who are making respectable "pot professionals" look bad, by using names like "Green Crack" for their homegrown strains, and for loving tie-dyed posters.