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Drug Cartel Splinter Groups Fight for Turf in Mexico City

By MARK LORENZANA From 2020 to date, several factions of the Sinaloa Cartel, identified with Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada and Ovidio “El Ratón” Guzmán — son of convicted drug trafficker Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán — as well as recently re-arrested Rafael Caro Quintero, have been fighting for territory in Mexico City for distribution and sale of cocaine. This information was

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Deutsche Welle: Morena Made ‘Electoral Narco-Pact’ with Cartel

By MARK LORENZANA Anabel Hernández, a Mexican investigative journalist with Germany’s esteemed state-run news agency Deutsche Welle, said in her weekly column on Friday, June 3, that officials from President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) leftist National Regeneration Movement (Morena) had made an “electoral narco-pact” with members of the Sinaloa Drug Cartel leading up to the June 5 gubernatorial elections.

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Zacatecas under Threat as Cartel Battleground

By KELIN DILLON A power vacuum emerged in Mexico after the nation’s June 6 elections, leading to five horrific massacres across the country. One of the most violent, a gruesomely altercation in Zacatecas that left 19 dead, was reportedly caused by a bloody territory war between the New Generation Jalisco Cartel (CJNG) and the Sinaloa Cartel, experts say. The Zacatecas

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