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Al Giordano

Opening Statement, April 18, 2000
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The Mérida Summit begins on February 12th...

Who Is Coming to Mérida?

Confirmed and Invited Guests at the Drug Legalization Summit

By Al Giordano

en español... ¿Quiénes vienen a Mérida?

January 28, 2003

Read it and Weep

NYT Editor Patrick Lyons Cries “Libel” but Has He Read Own Ethics Code?

By Al Giordano

January 27, 2003

26 Days Later… Gunson Replies

British Correspondent in Venezuela Writes Third Letter to Narco News

By Phil Gunson
With a Reply from Al Giordano

January 25, 2003

"It's All About Who Controls What"

The Luis Gómez Interview

By Phil Smith
The Week Online

January 24, 2003

"The War on Drugs has severe consequences for México"

Mexico City's Ricardo Sala is coming to Mérida

By Phil Smith
The Week Online

January 24, 2003

"By legalization, I mean a policy of legal regulation"

Gustavo De Greiff will prosecute the War on Drugs in Mérida

By Phil Smith
The Week Online

January 24, 2003

Can You Believe Venezuela’s Pollsters?

“Chávez has to be Killed,” Says One, the Other Speaks of “A Fight to the Death”

By Justin Delacour
Special to the Narco News Bulletin

January 22, 2003

Ecuador's Lucio Era Begins

Drug War, Plan Colombia, and US Air Base at Manta, Test the New President

By Ron Smith
Reporting from Quito, Ecuador

January 21, 2003

The Mexican Legalization Movement

Drug Policy Reform Goes Mainstream South of the Border

By Dan Feder
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... El movimiento mexicano por la legalización

January 20, 2003

Argentina: The Specter of Menem

A South American Union At Stake in April Elections

By Reed Lindsay
School of Authentic Journalism Scholarship Recipient

January 20, 2003

On to Mérida!

Meet the Future

More about each of the 26 students of the School of Authentic Journalism

By Al Giordano
Publisher of Narco News

January 19, 2003

Presentando el Futuro

Acercar de los y las estudiantes de la Escuela de Periodismo Auténtico

By Al Giordano
Director General de Narco News

January 19, 2003

On to Mérida! América's 1st Legalization Summit February 12-15, Mérida, México

"Our Students Will Be Very Interested..."

Interview with Yucatán University Official Francisco Fernández

By Phil Smith
The Week Online

January 18, 2003

Mérida Summit is a Dream Event for Journalists

Narco News Publisher Interviewed About Details

By Phil Smith
The Week Online

January 18, 2003

Fighting for Life

Bolivia's Coca Growers Lead a New Mobilization

By Luis Gómez
Narco News Andean Bureau Chief

en español... Luchando por la vida

January 15, 2003

NY Times Reporter Quits Over Conflict of Interest

Venezuela Misdeeds Adding Up on 43rd Street

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

January 14, 2003

The Coming Canadian Drug Revolution

While Latin America Rises, U.S. Policy Losing Northern Front

By Alejandro Bustos
Narco News Canadian Correspondent

January 14, 2003

On to Mérida!

"The DEA is the Most Powerful Drug Cartel"

Founder of Authentic Journalism Renaissance Hosts Mérida Summit

By Mario Menéndez Rodríguez
interviewed by The Week Online

January 11, 2003

"We Should Legalize and Regulate Drugs"

Former Attorney General of Argentina is Coming to the Mérida Summit

By Dr. Jaime Malamud-Goti
interviewed by The Week Online

January 11, 2003

The Venezuela Papers

Archives from December's Strike that Wasn't... and from April's Failed Coup d'etat

January 12, 2003

Meet Ignacio "Nacho" Gómez

Our Newest Faculty Member at the School of Authentic Journalism, coming to Mérida

January 12, 2003

Colombian Journo Tells All

But did all the media bigshots at the CPJ dinner listen to - or report - what Ignacio Gómez said?

By Lucy Komisar
The American Reporter

December 3, 2002

Your reporting team for the Mérida Summit

Meet Our 26 Scholarship Winners

Authentic Journalism's Next Generation

By Al Giordano

en español... Presentando 26 becarios

December 2, 2002

Read Our November Interview with Nina Pacari, Ecuador's New Secretary of State
Photo: D.R. 2002 by Linsey McGoey, Narco News

Ecuador: Democracy Under Construction

Part II: The “Minga” for Life, with Miguel Lluco and Nina Pacari

By Luis A Gómez - reporting from Ecuador

en español... Ecuador: Democracía en construcción

November 22, 2002

Ecuador: On the Road to Legalization

Part III of a Series

By Luis A. Gómez - reporting from Ecuador

en español... En el camino de la legalización

November 23, 2002

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