"Jesus Malverde"


Subject:
Crime , Dragons, Dreams, & Daring Deeds , History By Place , Mexico , Drug Trafficking , Legends & Tales

Description:
Story about Mexican folk hero Jesus Malverde (known as "the Angel of the Poor" and "The Generous Bandit") and how he has also become the patron saint of Mexican drug smugglers. Discusses the legend of Malverde, his shrine in Culiacan, Mexico, drug smuggling, and controversies related to Malverde. Excerpted from the book "True Tales From Another Mexico"; part of the website for the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Frontline program "Drug Wars."

Publisher:
WGBH Educational Foundation

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/drugs/business/malverde.html


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