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Video: Former Zetas Hitman Tells His Story

By Bryan Le

One of Miguel Treviño's former teen hitmen speaks from prison about his shame and regret. MORE  

Infamous Italian Mob Boss Arrested in Colombia

By McCarton Ackerman

The arrest highlights growing ties between European and Latin American drug traffickers. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 24, 2013

By The Fix staff

College binge drinking boosts risk of heart disease, US citizen was wrongly deported over pot possession, and Madonna's brother arrested after drunken fight with police. MORE  

Anonymous Drug War Blogger Speaks Out

By Bryan Le

"Lucy" says she continues her fearless coverage of the drug war because "I love Mexico." MORE  

Mexican Cartels Go Underground—to Mine Coal

By May Wilkerson

The infamous Zetas are diversifying, by muscling in on a business that can be "more lucrative than selling drugs." MORE  

Radio Zetas: Drug Cartel Seizes the Airwaves

By Ben Feuerherd

Mexico's most feared traffickers are ramping up their tech operations—and kidnapping radio experts to do so. MORE  

Mexico Captures Zetas Boss "El Talibán"

By Bryan Le

Will the arrest of the cartel's infamous leader help diminish Zetas-driven violence south of the border? MORE  

Mexican Cartels: And Then There Were Two?

By McCarton Ackerman

The reported capture of the leader of the Gulf cartel could leave the Sinaloa and Zetas cartels to fight it out for supremacy. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 7, 2012

By Bryan Le

More than half of auto fatalities involve drinking, big tobacco shooting for a cancer-free cigarette, and Red Bull heir kills cop while driving drunk. MORE  

Video: Zetas Trained Texas Teen as Hitman

By Bryan Le

This 22-year-old mass murderer from Texas was just 13 when he made his first kill for the cartel. MORE  

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Helping My Wife Survive Childhood Sexual Abuse

My wife revealed to me that she had been sexually abused by her stepfather. The process of healing has been difficult, but together we are working towards her recovery.

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Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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