By Russell H. Bartley,Sylvia Erickson Bartley
Authors Russell and Sylvia Bartley shed new gentle at the U.S.-instigated “dirty wars” that ravaged all of Latin the USA within the Sixties, ’70s, and ’80s and reveal—for the 1st time—how Mexican officers colluded with Washington in its proxy contra conflict opposed to the Sandinista govt of Nicaragua. They draw jointly the strands of a clandestine net linking:
- the assassination of widespread Mexican journalist Manuel Buendía
- the torture and homicide of U.S. Drug Enforcement management agent Enrique Camarena
- the Iran-Contra scandal
- a significant DEA sting opposed to key CIA-linked Bolivian, Panamanian, and Mexican drug traffickers
- CIA-orchestrated suppression of investigative journalists
- criminal collusion of successive U.S. and Mexican administrations that has led to the remarkable energy of drug kingpins like “El Chapo” Guzmán.
Eclipse of the Assassins areas a tremendous political crime—the homicide of Buendía—in its complete old standpoint and exhibits how the soiled wars of the previous are nonetheless claiming sufferers today.
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Eclipse of the Assassins: The CIA, Imperial Politics, and the Slaying of Mexican Journalist Manuel Buendía by Russell H. Bartley,Sylvia Erickson Bartley