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Heroin trafficking consumes small town

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Aired 4/19/09


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.

Guest:

  • 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."

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