Cocaine Cowboys DVD

Cocaine Cowboys

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Cocaine Cowboys is a raw look into the first drug City; Miami. From the early 1970s through the 1980s Cocaine Cowboys traces the rise of the drug kingpin in Miami by interviews of the tranporters, the hitmen, and everyone in between. This documentary is the real life Scarface. The movie documents the Marielito boat lift of 1981 when Fidel Castro sent Miami all of Cuba’s undesireables that contributed to the drug traficking with the Columbians who had the city on lock. One of the most interesting aspects of the film is the role of Colombian drug god mother Griselda Blanco, who was responsible for starting the drug wars in Miami and who has been linked to over 200 murders. Griselda Blanco, the 63 year-old (in 2006) woman known as “The Godmother” of a Colombia cocaine cartel. She had been serving time in the U.S. for cocaine trafficking. In 1998 she was sentenced to three concurrent 20-year sentences after pleading no contest to second degree murder charges but she was later released. Find out how.Blanco is described by authorities as a charter member of the “cocaine cowboys” who engaged in drug trafficking, contract killings, and gangland shootouts in the 1980s in Dade County. Blanco’s lawyer said that, “There are no charges pending against her (in Colombia ), so certainly she would be free to live her life in Colombia .” Find out what happend to her sons and what eventually happened to Ms. Blanco.

Running Time: 120 minutes
Studio: Magnolia Pictures
Director: Billy Corben
Screenwriter: Billy Corben
Genre: Documentary

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