Story of One Drug Smuggler

5 Dec

German news magazine Der Spiegel published a fascinating look into the South American drug world. The magazine interviewed the former captain of a homemade submarine that delivered drugs to Mexico. How the man got into the drug world might surprise you. His wife was sick and he didn’t have any money to pay for her operation, so he agreed to captain one shipment of drugs in order to make some quick money. After that mission, the drug lords threatened him and wouldn’t let him go. As is often the case, the world of drugs is complex.  And, after reading this article, you’ll find it’s hardly luxurious for everyone.

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