Wednesday, September 5, 2012


Colombian Drug Lord: Griselda Blanco (February 15th, 1943 - September 3rd, 2012)
Depicted in the "critically-acclaimed" Cocaine Cowboys I & II documentaries

Griselda Blanco; known as the "Godmother of Cocaine" in the narcotic's world, began cocaine trafficking in New York and eventually became one of the pivotal players in Miami's cocaine trade in the 1970's & early-1980's. The 69-year-old Colombian Drug Lord and prominent female member of the "Cocaine Cowboys" was fatally (ironically) shot by an assassin on a motorcycle outside a butcher shop in MedellĂ­n, Colombia on Monday, September 3rd, 2012.

The following article details the rise & fall — life & death of Griselda Blanco the "Cocaine Godmother: “Cocaine Godmother” Griselda Blanco Gunned Down in Colombia

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