The NarcoSphere || Immigration judge rules House of Death informant should stay in U.S.: "An immigration judge in the Twin Cities (the same Minnesota community recently traumatized by a deadly bridge collapse) today built a bridge to the truth in the House of Death. The judge found in favor of Guillermo Ramirez Peyro, the U.S. government informant who played a key role in the House of Death carnage. The judge issued twin findings in Ramirez' deportation case that promise to be a major public-relations fiasco for the U.S. and Mexican governments. The judge’s ruling essentially implicates the government of Mexico in the narco-trafficking business and also keeps the spotlight focused on the U.S. government’s role in the House of Death mass murder in Juarez, Mexico."
Ramirez is now sitting in a U.S. prison, isolated for his own protection — and seemingly to also protect the interests of the U.S. government.
The U.S. government is seeking to deport Ramirez to Mexico because he is an illegal alien. But, ironically, for most of this decade, that same U.S. government seemingly had no problem employing Ramirez.
Ramirez is a former Mexican cop who became a paid U.S. government informant in 2000. He was part of an ICE operation that led to the torture and brutal murders of a dozen people who, in early 2004, were found buried in the backyard of a House in Juarez, Mexico.
Ramirez, while working for the U.S. government, assisted in carrying out those assassinations as part of his assignment — a fact he claims his ICE handlers were fully aware of, often in advance of the murders. In addition, a U.S. prosecutor confirms that high-level DHS and Justice Department officials approved Ramirez’ continued use as an informant after they became aware of the first House of Death murder, which took place in August 2003.
In light of these facts, the U.S. Attorney with ultimate oversight over the case (Johnny Sutton in San Antonio, Texas) in April 2005 cut a plea deal with the narco-trafficker (Heriberto Santillan Tabares) who ran the murder machine in Juarez, since dubbed the House of Death. The plea deal was seemingly an arrangement of convenience between narco-lord Santillan and U.S. Attorney Sutton.
The deal was bartered within a month of letter being published by Narco News, drafted by the then-head of DEA operations in El Paso, Texas, (Sandalio Gonzalez). That letter, obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, essentially accused the U.S. government, in great detail, of being complicit in the House of Death murders."
October 16, 2007
Without doubt the world's worst lede, true, but the story is worth reading as a reminder of the completely twisted way the US war on drugs perverts everything its greasy fingers smear across: such as justice, human rights, freedom, common sense, and morality. And, if that wasn't enough, it leads to far worse problems than some American teenagers toking up. Problems like government sanctioned murders that are destabilizing our neighbor to the south, for example. And teenages buy cheap weed anyway. Shouldn't they be smoking the good, homegrown American stuff, if they must smoke it?