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Venezuelan Officials Tied To Colombian Drug Traffickers

By Shawn Dwyer

A former top intelligence officer was among those indicted for helping Colombian traffickers run drugs into the United States. MORE  

Venezuela Bans Booze to Mourn Chavez

By Bryan Le

The nation goes dry for a full week after the passing of their president. MORE  

Will Chavez Death Improve Drug War Relations?

By McCarton Ackerman

The US hopes Chavez' successor will be more cooperative in combatting cocaine trafficking. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 19, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Russia bans vodka on holiday flights, Venezuelan smugglers disguise themselves as Olympians, and Boy George talks about kicking drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 6, 2012

By Bryan Le

The prospect of pot tourism could influence states' legalization votes, lieutenant to Sinaloa cartel leader Guzman arrested, and vodka/sun combo sparks liquor store inferno. MORE  

How Will Traffickers React to Chavez Victory?

By McCarton Ackerman

Venezuela's longtime leader, often described as "soft" on drug trafficking by US critics, is re-elected. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 21, 2012

By Bryan Le

Captured Colombian drug lord disguised his face with plastic surgery, medical pot activists protest at Obama's campaign HQ, and Snoop Lion shares a bong with his son. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 17, 2012

By The Fix staff

Colorado voters lean towards legalizing marijuana in November, ban on Czech liquor spreads after deaths, and Cali waitress caught serving sides of coke and meth. MORE  

Venezuela Hosts More Traffickers Than It Admits

By May Wilkerson

Corruption and deceit mean Venezuela's role as major drug hub is under-reported. MORE  

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