INCENDIARY 1996 SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS EXPOSÉ
LARGELY IGNORED BY ALL MAJOR NEWSPAPERS. THE WRITER WAS PUBLICLY RIDICULED, PERHAPS LEADING TO HIS SUICIDE IN 2004. HOWEVER MANY OF THE ASSERTIONS STILL HOLD TRUTH:
In order to fund Contra rebels fighting Nicaragua's socialist government, the CIA partnered with Colombian cartels to move drugs into Los Angeles, sending profits back to Central America.
Some assert that these connections still run strong today which is why 'El Chapo' Guzman, the World's most wanted man, runs free. Principally being an aid for the CIA.
Aug 22, 1996
Cocaine pipeline financed rebels
Evidence points to CIA knowing of high-volume drug network
by Gary WebbSan Jose Mercury News
Drug cash for the contras
Waged a losing war
CIA hampered probes
Raids a spectacular failure