Sep 13, 2012. MEXICO CITY, Sept 13 Reuters - Mexican prosecutors said Thursday they were investigating a 16-year-old suspected hitman who was believed to have participated in at least 50 murders while working for a drug gang. A spokesman for prosecutors in the northeastern state of Sinaloa said the teenager.
Th September 2016, am. Updated 24th September 2016, am. TEENAGERS are being turned into assassins by some of Mexico's most notorious drug cartels. These young men are nicknamed 'wolf boys' and carry out violent and dangerous crimes for their rich bosses. Gabriel Cardona was a young man from.
Ioan Grillo - Confessions of a Colombian drug assassin. In his homeland, he is known as a sicario - or a drug cartel hit man. I was expecting. As Gustavo became a teenager, his father tried hard to steer him and his brothers away from the mafia, but it was difficult to convince them that the honest life paid off. "You see.
Sep 28, 2016. Wolf Boys has 14 ratings and 0 reviews. At first glance, Gabriel Cardona was the poster boy American teenager athletic, bright, handsome and charismatic.
Wolf Boys Two American Teenagers and Mexico's Most Dangerous Drug Cartel Dan Slater on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Chicago Public Library's Best Books of 2016 The story of two American teens recruited as killers for a Mexican cartel.
Oct 3, 2016. Boys raised in border communities in Texas were being recruited by drug cartels when they were as young as 13, and turned into battle-tested assassins before they could legally drive or vote or drink. "It was one of those stories you read and you don't forget," Slater told MPR News host Euan Kerr.
Jun 17, 2011. MEXICO CITY Reuters - Dwarfed by surrounding reporters and with her head bowed to avoid the television cameras, the slender 16-year-old hesitated slightly before she answered the question. “I'm a hitwoman,” she said. Suspected members of the Zeta cartel, among them minors who were told only to.
Jul 13, 2010. But in his tender years, he has seen more firefights and murders than many soldiers serving in Iraq or Afghanistan. Indeed, Jose Antonio has come of age in a war zone. And he has served as a soldier, siding squarely with the insurgent drug gangs of Juarez. He said he first picked up a gun at 12 years old.
Aug 7, 2013. Breitbart News reported in April 2013 on declassified Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI documents that detailed the business relationships between certain U. S. prison gangs and Mexican cartels. At the same time the claim of a secured border falls apart, a disturbing trend has emerged Mexican cartels.
When I raised my hand to join the Tijuana cartel as a sicario, or assassin, I didn't care that the price for living like a king was killing people. The people the cartel targeted were no better or worse than we were. They were just adversaries. Everybody on both sides knew that competition in the drug trade basically comes down.
With tenacity and flair, Dan Slater spins a captivating account of Texas teen assassins in Mexican cartels and the authorities who try to contain them.”—Shelf Awareness “While few maintain clean hands, Slater expounds on the complexities tethered to each pass of currency. Thoroughly researched with stark details, Wolf.
Nov 29, 2013. A Killer As A Child, Teenage Assassin Now Free In U. S. He told authorities that the Beltran Leyva drug cartel paid him $200 a week, to carry out the slayings and other dirty work. SHAPIRO Put this into context for us. What is the role of the drug cartels in these communities; and is it believable that as a kid.
Nov 26, 2013. MEXICO CITY - He admitted being a salaried killer for a drug cartel, the kind of assassin who preferred slashing his victims' throats. On Tuesday, after serving three years behind bars, he was.