Posts Tagged ‘ illegal drugs ’

WA Labor took cash donation from drug trafficker

Sep 5th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Australia

The Western Australian Labor Party received $2000 four years ago from a Sydney businessman and property developer convicted of conspiring to supply over $100,000 worth of drugs - raising fresh questions about political donations. Electoral records show the donation was made to the WA Labor Party in the 2004-05 financial year.



Beer named after ‘patron saint’ of drug dealers

Sep 4th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Offbeat

Malverde Beer is named after Jesus Malverde, a Robin Hood-style figure who is revered by drug smugglers in the western Mexico state of Sinaloa. It debuted in April and has been spreading to bars around western Mexico. The brewer plans to sell it in the United States, too.