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Informant Held Captive By DEA Gets Support From Agent Who Recruited Him: 'He's Paid His Dues'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.21.2015 | Politics

Earlier this month, Carlos Toro revealed himself for the first time via The Huffington Post as a former Medellín cartel official who became an inform...

Nick Wing

A Former Medellin Cartel Official Has Been A DEA Informant For 27 Years. Now He Wants Out. | Nick Wing | Posted 04.14.2015 | Politics

After a career on the front lines of the drug war, Carlos Toro is making the biggest gamble of his life.

An Update In The Story Of Ann Colomb

Radley Balko | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

Back in 2008, I wrote a long piece for Reason magazine about the Colombs, a black, working class family in Church Point, Louisiana. The Colombs' story...