A multi-agency law enforcement operation across the South Pacific has resulted in the seizure of approximately 750 kgs of cocaine in Vanuatu. This operation has prevented in excess of 750,000 individual deals, worth about $370 million, from reaching Australian streets.
The daughter of bi sexual republican congressman Michael Huffington and media mogul Arianna Huffington (founder of Huffington Post) was just 16 when she tried her first line of cocaine. Soon after, she became addicted. Now 24 and sober, she tells Glamour her story—and shares the truths about drug addiction every woman should hear.
“Cocaine almost killed me” -Christina Huffington, Arianna’s daughter, speaks out about her addiction—Read full story at: GLAMOUR
We first broke the Dana Gold Story earlier this year. Dana recently sat down exclusively with GWOP Magazine in his luxurious suite at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, to discuss his upcoming film. Dana has a 140 page screen play completed, which was written by Bob Burris (Growing Pains TV Series producer ’90s, In The House TV Series producer ’90s ) and Brian Rouff (author of Dice Angel).
Here are a few facts to recap the Dana Gold story.
Dana overcame a childhood handicap to become a high school All-American basketball player in the early 1980s. In his high school days he played alongside NBA greats such as Steve Kerr (5x NBA Champion, NBA 3 pt Champion), Cedric Ceballos (’92 Slam Dunk champion) and Kiki Vandeweghe (2x NBA All Star). Dana stopped chasing hoop dreams and became “Hoogie” the biggest drug kingpin in Los Angeles moving 100-1000 kilos of cocaine a week. Dana lived according to his motto, “hardwork, dedication and believe in yourself”. Dana Gold broke color barriers with the notorious LA street gangs; Blood’s and Crips, dated super model Brooke Burke (host of Dancing With The Stars) and helped the career of ex wife R & B singer Cherrelle. Dana took his punishment and paid his debt to society. Read More
Griselda Blanco (February 15, 1943 – September 3, 2012) was a former drug lord for the Medellín Cartel and a pioneer in the Miami-based cocaine drug trade and underworld during the 1970s and early 1980s.
Blanco was killed by two gunmen on a motorcycle as she walked out of a butcher shop in her hometown, Medellin on Sept 3, 2012.
Griselda was featured in Billy Corben’s Cocaine Cowboys documentary series.