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Griselda Blanco

Jorge Ayala (Source: CBS4)

Judge Denies Evidentiary Hearing In “Cocaine Cowboys” Case

A chapter in South Florida’s cocaine-dominated history that came to defined the 80’s as the “Cocaine Cowboy” days played out in court Thursday.

08/22/2013

Jorge Ayala (Source: CBS4)

“Cocaine Cowboy” Hitman Seeks Sentence Reduction

A Miami-Dade judge will issue a ruling in two weeks as to whether to hold a hearing for a former hitman for the so-called “Cocaine Cowboys” who has requested parole.

CBS4–08/08/2013

Griselda Blanco, known as the Godmother of Cocaine. (Source: CBS4)

Griselda Blanco: Escaping The Electric Chair

She was one of the most ruthless drug traffickers in South Florida history, killing anyone who got in her way. Over the past few months CBS4 has been tracking the life of Griselda Blanco, also known as the Godmother of Cocaine.

CBS4–11/20/2012

This is a file photo of Griselda Blanco. She was released in 2004. (Source: Florida Dept. Of Corrections)

The Hunt For The “Cocaine Godmother”

Griselda Blanco had quite a few nicknames: the godmother, the queen of cocaine, the black widow. Regardless of what she went by she left a lasting impression on South Florida’s history.

CBS4–09/27/2012

This is a file photo of Griselda Blanco. She was released in 2004. (Source: Florida Dept. Of Corrections)

Miami’s “Godmother Of Cocaine” Gunned Down In Colombia

The woman known as “The Godmother of Cocaine” during Miami’s “cocaine cowboys” era of the 70s and 80s, has been murdered.

CBS4–09/04/2012

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