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Introducing the Gangster Warlords of Latin America

Journalist Ioan Grillo came face-to-face with violent narcos across the Americas for his new book "Gangster Warlords." Here's an excerpt on Brazil.

Introducing the gangster warlords of Latin America

 

Former GlobalPost correspondent Ioan Grillo came face-to-face with violent narcos across the Americas for his new book "Gangster Warlords." The following is an excerpt based on his reporting in Brazil. “Cocaina,” the bony teenager calls out, standing on a dirt street behind a table that displays baggies of white powder with price tags. Besides the cocaine…

Ioan Grillo's latest book, "Gangster Warlords: Drug Dollars, Killing Fields, and the New Politics of Latin America," went on sale January 19th.  

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