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'Cocaine Queen' Griselda Blanco Murdered

Griselda Blanco, 70, was known as La Madrina, the godmother—and for all the bad reasons. Blanco, who was gunned down in her hometown of Medellin, Colombia, will go down as one of the architects of the illegal drug industry.


Cocaine Cowgirl: The Outrageous Exploits and Mysterious Death of Griselda Blanco, the Godmother of Medell by Jennie Erin Smith. Estimated Reading Time: 49 minutes.

Griselda Blanco: She was known as La Madrina, the Black Widow, the Cocaine Godmother and the Queen of Narco-Trafficking, was a drug lord of the Medellín Cartel and a pioneer in the Miami-based cocaine drug trade and underworld during the 1970s and early 1980s. Blanco at her death her net worth was 2 Billion Dollars!

from The Daily Beast

Griselda Blanco: The Gunned-Down Godmother

The convicted Colombian drug smuggler known as the “Godmother of Cocaine,” Griselda Blanco, was gunned down by a motorcycle-riding assassin in Medellin, Colombian national police confirmed late Monday, according to the Miami Heral