Monday, April 24, 2006
Chiva is slang for heroin and it's the title of Chellis Glendinning's new book. In shocking details, Glendinning writes about heroin trafficking in Chimayo, a small town in New Mexico that boasts the most per-capita overdose deaths in the country.
- Chellis Glendinning , author of Chiva: A Village Takes On the Global Heroin Trade. She is a guest speaker at San Diego State's annual lecture series, "Change and Response in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands."